Submariner

1971

£17,500

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Model name
Submariner
Location
London - UK
Year
1971
Metal
Stainless Steel
Reference
5513
Dial
Matte Black
Serial
27XXXXX
Style
Men's / Unisex
Bezel
60 Minute
Indexes
Luminous
Case
40mm
Bracelet
Oyster
Crystal
Plexiglass
Box & Paperwork
Oysterbar
Movement
Automatic Cal. 1520
Condition
Excellent (Not Polished)
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DIAL
Original matte black dial

Original matte black dial with luminous markers & Mercedes hands. This dial is can be referred to as a “Non Serif” dial type which came after the “Meters First” dials. The dial is signed  “Swiss-T<25” referring to the original tritium luminous used on the dial and hands which are showing a nice patina. The dial has not been touched and remains in excellent original condition.

CASE
Steel case with domed plexiglass & 60 minute rotating bezel

Submariner reference 5513 in stainless steel. The 2.7 million serial number in-between the lugs denotes the year of production to 1971 and corresponds with the original hole-punched guarantee. This example features its original domed plexiglass crystal and Oyster screw-down crown. The case remains unpolished and shows a few scratches mainly to the top right lug. The rotating bezel with original 60 minute “fat font” insert is in excellent condition with nice patina to the pearl.

BRACELET
Original Rolex Oyster Submariner Bracelet

Original Rolex Oyster Submariner folded link bracelet with flip-lock clasp & diving extension, reference 9315 with 280 end links. Bracelets can be resized on request.

Box & Paperwork

This watch comes with al Rolex box, original hole-punched guarantee paperwork and booklet. It is accompanied by documentation to guarantee the authenticity, and a certificate from The Watch Register stating that the watch has cleared their extensive database of lost & stolen watches.

Oysterbar Guarantee

This watch has been checked by our experts and serviced by our watchmaker, so that we can guarantee the authenticity and provide a one year mechanical warranty.