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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, July 09, 2016

LOT 459

ROLEX REF 6536 SUBMARINER GILT GLOSSY DIAL STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Submariner, 100 m / 330 ft" case No. 399749, Ref. 6536. Made in 1959. Very fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch .

Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, graduated revolving black bezel for the decompression times, screwed-down case back and crown. Black with luminous baton, triangular and round indexes, outer minute track. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 1030, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, graduated revolving black bezel for the decompression times, screwed-down case back and crown.
D. Black with luminous baton, triangular and round indexes, outer minute track. Luminous steel skeleton hands.
M. Cal. 1030, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

HKD 190,000 - 280,000

USD 24,475 - 36,050 / CHF 25,000 - 35,675

Sold: HKD 237,500


Grading System
Grade: Logo grading

Exceptional

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. This example of ROLEX REF. 6536, with gilt glossy dial, clear silver print DEPTH rating and sharp, well-defined case represents one of the most classic and well-preserved of the reference.