14 November 2011
Tudor. A rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet and pointed crown guards, supplied to the Argentine Navy
Signed Tudor, Oyster-Prince Submariner, 200m=660ft, Submariner, Rotor, Self-Winding, ref. 7928, case no. 338'659, manufactured in 1961
Cal. 390 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, Tudor Auto-Prince rotor, black matte dial, luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type Rolex Oyster case, black bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw back with engraved inscription Original Oyster Case By Rolex Geneva and the number 61204-Ci, large screw down Rolex crown, pointed crown guards, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp stamped 4.66, case, dial and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
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The present watch is from the early series of reference 7928, characterized by the gilt printing of the signature and outer minute track as well as the pointed crown guards or shoulders, lending it the nickname "Cornino" or "small horn" Submariner.
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