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Watches and Wristwatches / Rolex. A rare stainless steel Military issue automatic wristwatch being sold by a former member of the Royal Navy Submariner, Ref 5513/5517, Circa 1975

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Rolex. A rare stainless steel Military issue automatic wristwatch being sold by a former member of the Royal Navy
Submariner, Ref: 5513/5517, Circa 1975
22 February 2022, 13:00 GMT
London, Knightsbridge

Sold for £200,250 inc. premium

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Rolex. A rare stainless steel Military issue automatic wristwatch being sold by a former member of the Royal Navy

Model: Submariner
Reference: 5513/5517
Date: Circa 1975
Movement: 26-jewel Cal.1520 automatic
Dial: Black, 200m=660ft, luminous dot hour markers, baton quarters, gilt outer minute divisions, polished dagger hands with luminous inserts, centre seconds
Case: Brushed and polished tonneau form, screw down back and shouldered crown, case back inscription reads '0552/923-7697' '704/77', inside back date coded I.72, fixed lugs, black calibrated bezel insert, No.3926793
Strap/Bracelet: Grey NATO fabric
Buckle/Clasp: Steel buckle
Signed: Case, dial & movement
Size: 39mm
Accompaniments: Rolex service box, an extensive archive of original photographs, further copied photographs and newspaper cuttings relating to the vendors military service, Rolex service paperwork dated November 2020, individual Rolex presentation booklet

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