Stock No.

Exhibit No.21

Collection No.115

Brand

Rolex

Year

The serial number dates the watch to circa 1958

Movement

Calibre 1530 automatic (self-winding) movement, 17 jewels, 18000 VpH, hour, minute, and centre seconds

Case Material

Stainless steel Oyster (NGC), inscribed serial number and 5508, Rolex Twinlock crown, with caseback stamped inside MONTRES ROLEX SA, 5508 and II.1958

Dial

Gloss, black lacquer with gilt ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL, closed minute track, ‘Two Line’ silver rating, meters first, SUBMARINER, further signed SWISS at bottom.

Dimensions

38mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 180mm

Bracelet

Owner-supplied brown leather with steel pin buckle (not shown)

Handset

Gilt Mercedes-style luminous hands, gilt centre-seconds counter-balanced with luminous dot

Accessories

Rolex service pouch, and also supplied with a new Bond-style NATO strap

Signed

Case, crown, dial and movement

Bezel

Stainless steel, serrated with black anodized, now faded to grey, ‘ghost’ bezel insert with lume pearl at zero