• Lot 179

    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and original guarantee

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SEA-DWELLER, 2000FT=610M, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, REF. 1665, CASE NO. 5'865'285, MANUFACTURED IN 1981

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    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and original guarantee
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, 2000ft=610m, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, ref. 1665, case no. 5'865'285, manufactured in 1981
    Cal. 1570 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, black matte dial, luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, gas escape valve in the band, screw back engraved Rolex Patent Oyster Gas Escape Valve, screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    With Rolex Garantie et Attestation de Chronomètre Officiel dated 15 May 1982, brochure, green presentation box and outer packaging.

    Launched in 1967, the celebrated Sea-Dweller reference 1665 was the first wristwatch designed for use in saturation diving, fitted with a Rolex patent valve in the band and guaranteed waterproof to 610 meters 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 present watch is from the series produced as of the mid 1970s and featuring an all-white printed 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.