Exclusive Timepieces 31 October 2020 | Monaco

Auction Details

Morning Session:
Lots 1 – 100, starting at 10:30 AM CET
Afternoon Session:
Lots 101 – 264, starting at 2:30 PM CET

Monaco Legend Group is focusing, in this Autumn Auction Catalogue, to offer a variety of beautiful timepieces where the winning point has to be the combination between rarity, quality and price.

26 Rolex Fine and Sought After Submariner Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, Reference 5508, With Black Gilt Dial

Estimate: € 5,000 –⁠ 10,000

Sold € 15,600

Lot Description

Model: Submariner
Reference: 5508
Case Material: Stainless steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless steel
Year: 1959
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1530
Case N°: 490123
Dimensions: 38 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement

Preserved in excellent original overall condition, the present timepiece is a very rare and highly attractive example of the Submariner reference 5508. This 1959 gorgeous specimen has a three-body tonneau screw down back case with 6 mm. winding crown in stainless steel of esteemed quality with a nice oyster riveted bracelet also in steel. The bidirectional revolving bezel graduation is likewise correct for the model, with the first fifteen minutes indicated by individual strokes. What contributes to emphasize this watch is the highly attractive condition of the black gilt dial with gilt printing and beautifully ocher luminous material to the numerals. With strong proportions of the case and a mint-black dial, the present 5508 is simply incredible.