Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco

Auction Details

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64 Rolex Submariner, Réf. 5512, “four Liner”, Glossy Black Dial, Stainless Steel.

Estimate: € 40,000 –⁠ 60,000

Lot Description

Model: Submariner
Material: Stainless steel
Reference N°: 5512
Year: Circa 1965
Case N°: 1233905
Caliber: 1530 automatic
Bracelet: Rolex Oyster stainless steel bracelet
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, case, movement and bracelet
Literature: Similar example is illustrated in “Collezionare Orologi da Polso Rolex Submariner” di Guido Mondani editor

Launched in 1959, the Rolex Submariner reference 5512 was the first Submariner to feature crown guards. That year, Rolex introduced this major upgrade that improved the reliability and robustness of the tool watch underwater. Over its 15 years of production, the model saw different generations that distinguish themselves mainly by the crown guards shape or inscription on the dial. This variant features the most coveted 4 lines of gilt text on the glossy black dial. The present lot, a beautiful example of a Rolex Submariner reference 5512 with a glossy black dial. The current Submariner, preserved in nice condition, is an attractive example of Rolex vintage sports watch.

Montre Rolex en acier, modèle Submariner, réf. 5512, « Four Liner », cet exemplaire est dans un très bel état et présente les très convoitées 4 lignes de texte doré sur le cadran noir brillant ; occasion à ne pas manquer.