Rolex. A fine, very rare and historically interesting stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, gas escape valve, “Double Red MK III” dial, engraved case back and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, Submariner 2000, 2000 ft=610m, "Double Red" model, ref. 1665, case no. 3'576'949, circa 1973
Cal. 1570 automatic movement, 26 jewels, black matte dial, luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, outer minute divisions, window for date, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, bidirectional revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, gas escape valve in the band, screw back engraved "Rolex patent, gas escape valve, Oyster” and “Gino Salotti, deep sea diver, for K.D. Marine A.G., North Sea oil rigs, of the, United Kindom, Aberdeen Scotland, 1974-75-76”, screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, extendable deployant clasp stamped “4.71.”, case, dial and movement signed
39.5 mm. diam.; overall length approx. 195 mm.