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    Rolex, Extremely Rare And Important Submariner "Big Crown", Four Liner Dial, Ref. 6538, From The Original Owner, circa 1958
    Case: 37.5 mm, stainless steel, three body, inside case back stamped 1. 1958, black bezel with red triangle, 8 mm "Brevet" marked crown, 383918
    Dial: black, gilt lettering and minute divisions, luminous indexes, luminous skeleton hands
    Movement: Rolex Cal. 1030, 25 jewels, automatic, adjusted to five positions and temperature, N807796
    Band: original stainless steel riveted, clasp stamped Rolex USA, 7-58
    Signed: Rolex on the case, dial, movement and clasp

    This highly important timepiece is accompanied by the original outer and inner boxes, the original numbered guarantee papers, Rolex factory service receipts and the original sales invoice dated 11/14/60 that lists the selling price as $89.65 plus tax.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Extremely Rare And Important Submariner "Big Crown", Four Liner Dial, Ref. 6538, From The Original Owner, circa 1958
    Dial: black, gilt lettering and minute divisions, luminous indexes
    Hands: luminous skeleton hands
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #383918
    Case Info: three body, inside case back stamped 1. 1958, black bezel with red triangle, 8 mm "Brevet" marked crown
    Case Width: 37.5 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex Cal. 1030, 25 jewels, automatic, adjusted to five positions and temperature, N807796
    Band: original stainless steel riveted, clasp stamped Rolex USA, 7-58
    Condition: This timepiece presents in very well preserved condition having been consigned by the family of the original owner. The case is extremely fine in light of the age and intended purpose of use for this reference. The dial is excellent. As shown in an older Rolex service listing, the dial and hands were re-radiumed. The band is original and showing wear commensurate to age. Movement runs and sets as it should. Heritage does not guarantee timekeeping accuracy. We always recommend servicing for daily use and timekeeping accuracy. All papers are imaged showing service history along with the original bill of sale. See photos for details.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    1st Tuesday 10:50 am CT
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    1st Tuesday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 54001-54107) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
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