• Lot 28

    Rolex. A rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, 200M=660FT SUBMARINER, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, REF. 5512, CASE NO. 1'596'718, MANUFACTURED IN 1967

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    Rolex. A rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, 200m=660ft Submariner, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, ref. 5512, case no. 1'596'718, manufactured in 1967
    Cal. 1560 nickel-finished lever movement, 28 jewels, black gloss dial, luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with pointed crown guards, revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw back, screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    The present watch is a highly attractive example of a reference 5512, featuring a black lacquer dial with gilt printing and the designation "Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified" printed in white underneath the gilt "Submariner". It is furthermore fitted with the pointed crown guards whereas subsequently produced ref. 5512 models show the rounded shoulders. For this reason, the present model is also known as the "Cornino", meaning "small horn" Submariner.

    The watch stands furthermore out by its beautifully aged dial showing a warm tint of chocolate-brown color from age, an uniform, cream tone to the luminous material of numerals and hands, all attractively harmonizing with the gilt printing to signature and outer minute divisions.

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    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.


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