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    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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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    4th-5th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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