Description

    Rolex Rare Ref. 6538 "James Bond" Big Crown Submariner, circa 1956
    Case: stainless steel, three body, 38 mm, rotating black bezel, large 8 mm crown, No. 140404
    Dial: black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, luminous steel skeleton hands, 200m = 660ft
    Movement: caliber 1040, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, straight line lever escapement, shock absorber, "butterfly" rotor, rhodium finish
    Band: JB steel band, oval links, deployant clasp
    Signed: case, movement, dial and clasp signed Rolex




    Condition Report*:

    Type: Rolex Rare Ref. 6538 "James Bond" Big Crown Submariner
    Dial: black, luminous markers
    Hands; luminous skeleton hands
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case No: 140404
    Case Info: three body, screw back, large 8 mm crown
    Case Width: 38 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: caliber 1040, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, straight line lever escapement, shock absorber, "butterfly" rotor, rhodium finish
    Band: JB steel, oval link for Rolex, deployant clasp
    Circa: 1956
    Condition: movement is very good, dial is very good, some oxidation on the hands, case is good, case back is very lightly engraved to a U.S. history essay prize winner dated June 1967, bracelet is good


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    21st Tuesday
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