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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: Condition report and essay detailing the impeccable provenance, and a detailed listing of papers accompanying the timepiece to come soon.
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    Auction Dates
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    1st Tuesday
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