11 June 2004
Rolex. A stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, Submariner 2000, 2000ft=610m, retailed by Tiffany & Co., Ref. 1665, circa 1972
With nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the black dial with luminous triangular, dot and baton indexes, luminous Mercedes-style hands, sweep center seconds, date aperture, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, factory engraved screw back and screw down crown, gas escape valve in the band, together with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and clasp, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
39 mm. diam.
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Examples of Sea-Dwellers retailed by Tiffany & Co. rarely appear at acution.
This watch is accompanied by Rolex factory service records and warranty dated 01/22/04.
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