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    Rolex Rare Ref. 1655 Double Red Sea-Dweller, Full Set, Boxes, All Papers, Original Sales Receipt
    Case: No. 4190802, stainless steel, case back signed "Rolex Oyster, Rolex Patent, Gas Escape Valve", 40 mm, helium relief valve on the left side, screw down crown, bi-directional rotating black bezel, domed crystal
    Dial: matte black, luminous indexes, date aperture at three, luminous skeleton hands, white minute marks
    Movement: caliber 1570, rhodium finish, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, D069743
    Band: 93150, stainless steel, 11 links plus diver's extension, deployant clasp, flip lock

    Consigned by the original owner, this fresh to the market Ref. 1655 is presented with the original inner and outer boxes, warranty punch paper, Rolex Oyster and Submariner pamphlets. It is also accompanied by the original sales receipt dated 9/12/77 from Bailey Banks & Biddle, an insurance appraisal dated 9/24/77 also from Bailey Banks & Biddle. Additional documentation included are repair invoices and receipts from Sutter's Watch Repair dated 1979 and 1983, along with matching shipping/insurance forms.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex Rare Ref. 1655 Double Red Sea-Dweller, Full Set, Boxes, All Papers, Original Sales Receipt
    Dial: matte black
    Hands: luminous skeleton hands
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case #: 4190802
    Case Info: three body, helium relief valve
    Case Width: 40 mm
    Crystal: domed acrylic
    Watch Movement: caliber 1570, rhodium finish, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, D069743
    Band: 93150, stainless steel, 11 links plus diver's exte
    Circa: 1965
    Condition: very fine overall condition, consigned by the original owner, first time to market, dial is superb, case is very good, movement is good and running, band is good
    *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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    Warwick New York Hotel
    65 West 54th Street - The Warwick Suite
    New York, NY 10019

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