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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 149

    Rolex. A stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, 660FT=200M, SUBMARINER, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, REF. 5513, CASE NO. 1'005'681, MANUFACTURED IN 1964

    Price Realised  

    Rolex. A stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, 660ft=200m, Submariner, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, ref. 5513, case no. 1'005'681, manufactured in 1964
    Cal. 1570 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the black matte dial with luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with screw back and screw down crown, revolving black bezel calibrated to 60 units, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    39 mm. diam.


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    Reference 5513 was introduced simultaneously with reference 5512 but with the difference of a non-chronometer movement.

    The present watch is however an interesting transitional version, already fitted with the dial featuring the white printing and designation "Superlatively Chronometer Officially Certified" and a calibre 1570 movement. Its homogenically bleached bezel now displays a rich grey tone, rendering it a very appealing look.

    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.