• Sale 1383

    Important Watches

    14 November 2011, Geneva

  • Lot 209

    Rolex. An attractive stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet and black gloss dial

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, 200M=660FT, SUBMARINER, REF. 5513, CASE NO. 1'461'230, MANUFACTURED IN 1966

    Price Realised  

    Rolex. An attractive stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet and black gloss dial
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, 200m=660ft, Submariner, Ref. 5513, case no. 1'461'230, manufactured in 1966
    Cal. 1520 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, black gloss dial, luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw back, screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster expanding bracelet and deployant clasp stamped 4.65, case, dial and movement signed
    39 mm. diam.


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    The present impresses by its attractive, original condition and the beautifully aged black lacquer dial, harmonizing with the ivory tone of the luminous numerals and hands and the gilt printing. Moreover, the inside case back is dated III.66 for the third quarter of 1966, the clasp of the expandable Rolex Oyster bracelet is stamped 4.65 for the fourth quarter of 1965.

    Reference 5513 was launched in 1962, depth rated to 200 meters (660ft), fitted with the 8 mm. crown, crown guards, the bezel with minute divisions for the first fifteen minutes and silver triangle, black dials with gilt printing. As of 1964, the designation "Swiss T<25" was added to the bottom of the dial.

    Special Notice

    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.