Sea-Dweller

1977 / 1978

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Model name
Sea-Dweller
Location
London - UK
Year
1977 / 1978
Metal
Stainless Steel
Reference
1665
Dial
Double Red
Serial
52XXXXX
Style
Men's / Unisex
Bezel
60 Minute
Indexes
Luminous
Case
40mm
Bracelet
Oyster
Crystal
Plexiglass
Box & Paperwork
Rolex
Movement
Automatic Cal. 1570
Condition
Very Good
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DIAL
Original "Mark IV" DRSD dial with tritium lume plots

Original matte black dial with luminous markers & Mercedes hands. This dial is referred to as a “Double Red” or DRSD with two lines of red script on the dial. This version is the Mark IV and correct for this serial 5.2 million serial range. The dial is signed  “Swiss-T<25” referring to the original tritium luminous used on the dial which is showing a nice patina. The hands also appear to be tritium and show a nice patina. The dial has not been touched and remains in excellent original condition.

CASE
Steel case with helium escape valve & 60 minute rotating bezel

Sea-Dweller reference 1665 in stainless steel. The 5.2 million serial number in-between the lugs denotes the year of production to 1977/78 and corresponds with the various Rolex service paperwork. This is the last batch of DRSD’s produced by Rolex and features the “rounded” Rolex case back with two coronets and the serial number engraved on the inside back. This reference features a domed plexiglass crystal & helium escape value. The crown is an original Rolex Triplock screw down crown. We have not had the watch polished however it has been polished by Rolex in the past. The Rolex engraving on the case back is slightly faint due to wear. The rotating bezel with 60 minute insert appears to be a Rolex service replacement.

BRACELET
Rolex Oyster Bracelet

Rolex Oyster bracelet with flip-lock clasp & diving extension. This is a Rolex service replacement bracelet, reference 93150 with clasp code LT11 and end links 585. Bracelets can be resized on request.

Box & Paperwork

This watch comes with various Rolex service paperwork and a Rolex service pouch. 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.

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