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Rolex Rare Ref. 5512 Submariner, Underlined Four Line Gilt Dial, Pointed Crown Guard, Box & Papers, circa 1960's. ...

2010 May Signature Fine Timepieces Auction #5042

 
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Auction Ended On: May 4, 2010
Item Activity: 4 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
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1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX

Description:
Rolex Rare Ref. 5512 Submariner, Underlined Four Line Gilt Dial, Pointed Crown Guard, Box & Papers, circa 1960's
Case: stainless steel, three body, 40 mm, screw back, screw down crown with pointed guard, bi-directional bezel calibrated to 60 units, No. 990503
Dial: gloss black with applied luminescent dagger, baton and disc markers, luminescent Mercedes-style hands, gilt upper coronet and signature with silver underline, four line gilt and silver meters first lower signature
Movement: caliber 1560, rhodium finish, 26 jewels, automatic, adjusted to five positions and temperature, self compensating Breguet balance spring
Band: style 93150, stainless oyster link band with deployant clasp
Signed: fully signed Rolex, with the original inner and outer boxes and the "Certificado de Cronometro" paper

Note: This scarce early Submariner has the highly sought after pointed crown guard case and an exceptionally rare gilt lettered four line dial, underlined in silver below the Oyster Perpetual text.


Condition Report*:

Type: Rolex Rare Ref. 5512 Submariner, Four Line Gilt Dial, Pointed Crown Guard, Box & Papers
Model: 5512 between the lugs, 5513 on inner case back
Dial: gloss black, luminous markers
Hands; skeleton Mercedes-style
Metal: stainless steel
Case No: 990503
Case Info: three body, screw back, screw down crown
Case Width: 40 mm
Crystal: acrylic
Watch Movement: caliber 1560, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature
Band: stainless oyster, style 93150
Circa: 1955
Condition: movement and dial are very good, case is good, slight line scratches on the bezel, band is good

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