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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 102

ROLEX REF. 1665 DOUBLE RED SEA DWELLER MARK IV Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, Submariner 2000, 2000 ft / 610 m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. 5257594 (lightly re-engraved), Ref. 1665. Made in 1977. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel diver's Chronometer wristwatch with double red Sea-Dweller logo, helium escape valve, date and a stainless steel Fliplock folded Oyster bracelet Ref. 9315.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated bidirectional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/ seconds track, aperture for the date, Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000 in red letters. Luminous steel skeleton hands Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 66,000 - 100,000 / USD 9,200 - 13,800

Sold: CHF 12,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-25-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 17 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm. Property of the original owner