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.
The present two lots, 213 and 214, are rare examples of ref. 5512 with a "Spider Web" dials. The so-called "Spider Web" dial is defined by the crisscrossing of light cracks throughout the entire dial. Like the color shift of tropical dials, this characteristic is due to ageing and it amplifies the collectability and esthetic impact of the timepiece.