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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 154

    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel self-winding wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet, original guarantee and box

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SEA-DWELLER, 2000FT=610M, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, REF. 1665, CASE NO. 8'040'549, MANUFACTURED IN 1983

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    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel self-winding wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet, original guarantee and box
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, 2000ft=610m, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, ref. 1665, case no. 8'040'549, manufactured in 1983
    Cal. 1570 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the black matte dial with luminous dot and dagger numerals, luminous mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with revolving black bezel calibrated to 60 units, valve in the band, screw back and screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Rolex Attestation de Chronomètre Officiel dated 26 March 1984, original fitted green presentation box and outer packaging.

    The present reference 1665 is characterized by its clean and very original condition and the fact that it still retains its original guarantee and box. Still 25 years after its production, it is a modern classic which the appeal of a vintage watch.

    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.