Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic diving watch, together with diving log book signed by the comedian Tommy Cooper Submariner, Comex, Ref:5512, Serial No.4089***, Made in 1972
Lot 282
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic diving watch, together with diving log book signed by the comedian Tommy Cooper Submariner, Comex, Ref:5512, Serial No.4089***, Made in 1972
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 25,000 - 34,000
amended
Lot Details
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic diving watch, together with diving log book signed by the comedian Tommy Cooper
Submariner, Comex, Ref:5512, Serial No.4089***, Made in 1972
26-jewel Cal.1520 automatic movement, matt-black dial with luminous dot hour markers and baton quarters, later luminous filled Mercedes hands and centre seconds, white printed 660ft=220m Submariner, brushed and polished steel case with screw on back, fixed steel calibrated bezel with black insert, shouldered screw down triplock Oyster crown, fitted Oyster link bracelet with folding locking clasp, together with the original COMEX log book case, dial and movement signed
40mm.

Footnotes

  • The Sea-Dweller and the Submariner models were all used by the French diving company Comex (Compagnie Maritime d' Expertise) and were issued to their specialist divers with each watch marked Comex on the dial and numbered on the rear.

    The following list shows the models and approximate dates of Comex watches produced:

    1970-1973 Early Submariners Ref: 5513 with valve.
    1972-1978 Submariners Ref: 5514 with valve made for Comex only.
    1978-1979 Submariner Ref: 1680, no valve.
    1977-1980 Sea-Dweller Ref: 1665 with valve and two versions of the dial.
    1980-1984 Sea-Dweller sapphire Ref: 16660 with valve with matt or gloss dial.
    1982-1986 Submariner Sapphire Ref: 16800 no valve with matt or gloss dial.
    1984-1997 Sea-Dweller Sapphire Ref: 16600 with valve.
    1986-1997 Submariners Ref: 16610 no valve.

    This watch is being sold by the original owner together with the original COMEX log book signed by the comedian Tommy Cooper, on tour in the area in the 1970's.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this is a reference 5514
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