6th Nov, 2018 11:45


Lot 755


originally purchased 1975, model 1665 and serial number 3306170 both from papers, the round back dial with luminous hour markers, date aperture at 3, outer seconds track in white, SEA-DWELLER SUBMARINER 2000 in red, with black steel bezel, 40mm case, with Rolex Patent to the caseback, on a later stainless steel Tudor bracelet strap, with original bracelet strap loose, in box, with papers and swing tags


The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely, the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.


Sold for £29,000
Estimated at £6,000 - £9,000

Condition Report

In working condition at the present time; ticking.
In well worn condition.
Case is generally scratched all over.
Acrylic is generally scratched all over.
Dial is in good condition.
Slight patina to hour markers consistent with age.
Red writing is crisp and bright.
All hands intact.
Very slight crack to one of the paint sections on the hour hand.
Bezel is heavily worn; scratched and cracked in multiple places.
Pearl pip is missing.
Hands and date changing as they should.
Heavy build up between end links and case.
Numbers on case match tthe papers.
Some links are slightly lifting from the underside.
Clasp secure - very heavy buildup underneath.
Original bracelet in heavily worn condition.
Heavily scratched and stretched.




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