Lot 752 (The Watches Auction, 2nd July 2019)

A GENTLEMAN'S 1970s ROLEX SEA-DWELLER STEEL WATCH

Sold for £12,000


Condition report

In very good condition overall, light scratches to case and bracelet
Glass with scratches, one noticeable at 4 o'clock, others smaller
Bracelet with further scratches, consistent with age and use
Ticking at present
Hands can be set
Requires cleaning
Bezel good, some light scratches
Bracelet clasp working
Lacking box and papers
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GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE SEA-DWELLER 'GREAT WHITE' STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
mid 1970s, model 1665 and serial no. 4135153 from case edges, signed Rolex movement, the round black dial with luminous triangular, circular and rectangular hour markers, date aperture at 3, outer seconds track in white, stainless steel lume hands, centre seconds hand with lume plot, black enamel bezel with count up scale in white to the 40mm case, screw down crown with coronet and with protective lugs, with coronet and ROLEX PATENT GAS ESCAPE VALVE OYSTER to the caseback, on a stainless steel Oyster bracelet strap with Oysterlock clasp, lacking box and papers

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