18 November 1996
Rolex. A stainless-steel self-winding waterproof wristwatch with sweep centre seconds
Signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner, circa 1957
With nickel finished lever movement, 25 jewels, the matt black dial with baton and dot numerals, sweep centre seconds, the tonneau shaped water resistant type case with added black bezel calibrated in units 1-60, screw down crown and screw back, together with a stainless-steel associated bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
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A similar watch is illustrated in Wristwatches Rolex by O. Patrizzi, p. 101.
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