Rolex. A very fine and rare stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet Submariner, Ref:6536, Case No.306706, Made in March 1957
Lot 116
Rolex. A very fine and rare stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet Submariner, Ref:6536, Case No.306706, Made in March 1957
Sold for £21,250 (US$ 33,484) inc. premium

Lot Details
Rolex. A very fine and rare stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, bracelet
Submariner, Ref:6536, Case No.306706, Made in March 1957
26-jewels Cal.1030 nickel-finished lever movement, the gloss black dial with luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous Mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with screw back and screw down crown, revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units with red triangle, stainless steel Rolex bracelet date coded 4 58, case, dial and movement signed
37mm.

Footnotes

  • The reference 6536/1 was launched in 1956 and was fitted with the chronometer version of calibre 1030, the dial featuring the white printed depth rating and gilt printed "Submariner."

    The present watch is distinguished by its gloss aged dial, the gilt printing and the ivory colour of the luminous numerals and hands.

    It is sold by the original owner's family.
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