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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2748

    ROLEX. A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET, CENTRE SECONDS AND DATE

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SEA-DWELLER, SUBMARINER 2000, 2000FT=610M, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER, CASE NO. 5286902, REF. 1665, CIRCA 1972

    Price Realised  

    ROLEX. A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET, CENTRE SECONDS AND DATE
    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SEA-DWELLER, SUBMARINER 2000, 2000FT=610M, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER, CASE NO. 5286902, REF. 1665, CIRCA 1972

    Cal. 1570 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, mono-metallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, the black matte dial with luminous dagger and dot numerals, luminous mercedes hands, centre seconds, aperture for date, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with black revolving bezel calibrated for 60 units, valve in the band, screw down crown and screw back, together with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    39 mm . diam.


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    US$7,000-10,000
    EUR5,100-7,300

    The Sea-Dweller model was launched in 1971. It is the first diver's watch with a Rolex patent valve in the band and guaranteed water resistance to 610 metres depth. The valve was first developed on the Submariner model and allows helium and other gases to escape, enabling the watch to stand compression.

    The first Sea-Dweller model with red printing and "Submariner 2000" on the dial is a version of the Submariner model and was discontinued in 1973.

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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.