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A selection of Collectable and Rare Vintage Rolex Professional / Sports watches . . .

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1978 Rolex "Great White" Sea-Dweller Bracelet Watch


ROLEX: Stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Great White" Sea Dweller Date Chronometer bracelet watch, circa 1978. Large size stainless steel case with bi-directional rotating diving bezel with black insert, acrylic crystal, screw down "Triplock" winding crown, and helium gas escape valve in the case-side, in very good used condition. Screw case back engraved "Rolex" with the twin Rolex crowns, and "Rolex Patent Original Gas Escape Valve". Matt black dial with eggshell-white tritium dot and baton hour markers, signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, 2,000ft=610m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, and Swiss T-25. Original polished Mercedes-pattern hour and minute hands with ivory tritium luminous in-fill and matching seconds hand. Self-winding nickel plated Rolex cal. 1570 twenty-six jewel automatic mechanism in very good working order. Fitted with the stainless steel solid link Rolex Oyster bracelet (ref. 93150) with Fliplock buckle, in very good used condition. Box: supplied in a period Rolex presentation case (watch holder replaced), and outer cardboard box. The original guarantee is not present. Model ref. 1665 Case no. 5721*** Price: GBP 7,500 (Stock #22325) Status: Available


1981 Rolex "Great White" Sea-Dweller ref. 1665 Bracelet Watch


ROLEX: Stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Great White" Sea Dweller Date Chronometer bracelet watch, circa 1981. Large size stainless steel case with bi-directional rotating diving bezel with black insert, acrylic crystal, screw down "Triplock" winding crown, and helium gas escape valve in the case-side, in very good used condition. Screw case back engraved "Rolex" with the twin Rolex crowns, and "Rolex Patent Original Gas Escape Valve". Matt black dial with eggshell-white tritium dot and baton hour markers, signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, 2,000ft=610m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, and Swiss T-25. Luminous polished white gold Mercedes-pattern hands. Self-winding nickel plated Rolex cal. 1570 twenty-six jewel automatic mechanism, just serviced by our expert watchmaker, and in very good working order. Fitted with the stainless steel solid link Rolex Oyster bracelet (ref. 93150) with Fliplock buckle, in very good used condition. Box: supplied in a period Rolex presentation case (watch holder replaced), and outer cardboard box. The original guarantee is not present. Model ref. 1665 Case no. 7265*** Price: GBP 7,500 (Stock #22430) Status: Available


1978 Rolex Submariner-Date ref. 1680 Bracelet Watch


ROLEX: Gent's stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner 200m Chronometer bracelet watch, circa 1978. Large size stainless steel case with bi-directional rotating diving bezel with black calibrated insert, screw-down Rolex Triplock winding crown, polished case sides, screw case back, and "top-hat" acrylic crystal with cyclops lens, in very good used condition. Matt black dial signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 660ft=200m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, and Swiss T-25. Tritium Mercedes pattern hands. Self-winding Rolex calibre 1570 twenty-six jewel automatic mechanism just fully serviced by our specialist watchmaker and in very good working order. Fitted with the solid link stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet (ref. 93150) with Fliplock clasp, in very good used condition. Box: supplied in our rolex-style presentation case and outer cardboard box. The original certificate is not present. Model ref. 1680 Case no. 5581*** Price: GBP 4,800 (Stock #22265) Status: Available


1960 Rolex "Gilt Chapter Ring Dial" Submariner ref. 5512 Bracelet Watch


ROLEX: Rare stainless steel gloss gilt shapter ring dial Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner bracelet watch, circa 1960. Stainless steel case with bi-directional rotating calibrated diving bezel (nicely patinated "fat font" insert with light surface marks), broad brushed shoulders, polished case sides, Rolex "Twinlock" screw down winding crown with pointed crown-guards, and domed acrylic crystal, in very good used condition. Screw case back in good condition but with two indentations to the coin edging for use of a two prong case opener. Rare glossy black dial (light crackling to the lacquer coating and ageing to the lume-plots) with gilt chapter ring minute markers, signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual, 200m=660ft (in silver print), Submariner and Swiss. Gilt Mercedes pattern hands, and white metal seconds hand, with some ageing. Nickel plated Rolex calibre 1530 twenty five jewel automatic mechanism in very good working order. Fitted with the stainless steel Rolex Oyster rivet link bracelet (ref. 7206) in very good used condition. Box: supplied in a coffin-top Rolex presentation box (replacement slash card watch-holder). The original guarantee is not present. This is a rare and early example of the Submariner 5512 in honest used condition, and will be a usable addition to any Submariner collection. Model ref. 5512 Case no. 577*** Caseback Date code: II.60 Price: GBP 12,500 (Stock #22665) Status: Available


1958 Rolex Explorer Super-Precision Gilt Chapter Ring Dial Strap Watch


ROLEX: Stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Explorer Super-Precision" strap watch, circa 1958. Stainless steel case (34x43mms) with polished bezel, screw down Rolex Twinlock winding crown, polished case-sides, and acrylic crystal, in good used condition. Screw case back with some surface marks and light wear. Original gloss black gilt-printed chapter ring dial Fitted with a matt black Rolex Explorer service dial with bold tritium quarter Arabic numerals and baton hour markers, outer printed minute marwith bold luminous painted quarter Arabic numeral and baton hour barkers, signed in gilt print Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Explorer (in silver), Super-Precision, and Swiss. Dark tritium polished white metal Mercedes pattern hands. Self-winding Rolex calibre 1530 twenty five jewel automatic mechanism with butterfly rotor, recently serviced and in good working order. Fitted to a brown leather NATO-style strap. Box: supplied in our rolex-style presentation case and outer cardboard box. The original certificate is not present. Model ref. 5504 Case no. 371*** Case back date code: II.58 (Stock #22945) Status: In Stock


1950's Rolex-Tudor Oyster Prince Automatic Strap Watch


ROLEX-TUDOR: Gentleman's stainless steel Tudor Oyster Prince jewel lever manual wind strap watch, circa late 1960's. Stainless steel three piece Oyster case (34x42mms excluding crown) with polished bezel and brushed shoulders, original screw down Rolex Twinlock crown, polished case-sides, and screw case back, in very good used condition. Original white metal dial (gently mellowed) with applied gilt arrowhead and quarter Arabic numeral hour markers, printed seconds track, signed Tudor (with the Tudor rose), Oyster Prince, Rotor, Self-Winding, and Swiss Made. Gilt dagger hands and blued steel centre seconds hand. Self-winding Tudor cal. 390 automatic mechanism, recently serviced by our watchmaker and in very good working order. Fitted with a Hirsch padded croco-grain leather strap. Box: supplied in our presentation box. Model ref. 7909 Case no. 148*** Price: GBP 695 (Stock #22970) Status: Available


1940's Rolex-Tudor Oyster Shock-Resisting Strap Watch


ROLEX-TUDOR: Gentleman's stainless steel Tudor Oyster Shock-Resisting jewel lever manual wind strap watch, circa early 1940's. Stainless steel two piece Oyster case (34x42mms excluding crown) with polished bezel and brushed shoulders, original screw down Oyster Patent winding crown, and screw case back, in very good used condition. Original silvered dial (lightly patinated) with luminous Arabic numerals, outer printed minute track, signed Tudor (with the Tudor rose), Oyster, Shock-Resisting, and Swiss Made. Luminous blued steel pencil hands and red centre seconds hand. Nickel plated manual wind Tudor seventeen jewel lever mechanism, recently serviced by our watchmaker and in very good working order. Fitted with a new black leather strap with red contrast stitching. Box: supplied in our presentation box. Model ref. 4463 Case no. 532*** Price: GBP 450 (Stock #22515) Status: Available


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