31 May 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
ROLEX. A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS, DATE, BRACELET AND GREEN BEZEL
SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SUBMARINER, 1000FT=300M, CASE NO. F313911, REF. 16610, CIRCA 2003
With nickel-finished lever movement, 31 jewels, the black dial with applied luminous dot, baton and triangular numerals, luminous mercedes hands, centre seconds, magnified window for date, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with rotating green bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw back and screw down crown, together with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Rolex presentation box with outer packaging and Guarantee dated 4 May 2004.
Rolex launched the green bezel Submariner in 2003 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Submariner model.
This lot is offered without reserve. 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.
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