Rolex Submariner: a very rare stainless steel automatic centre seconds watch, with rare 3-6-9 Explorer type dial Ref: 5513, Case No. 765494, manufactured circa 1962, 26-jewel Cal. 1530 automatic movement, black dial with baton hour markers and Arabic 3, 6 and 9 at the quarters, dial printing and designation "Rolex Oyster Perpetual" and "200m=660ft" Submariner in gilt, the case has pointed crown guards, screw down Twinlock Oyster crown and high-dome acrylic crystal; the watch is fitted with later Rolex Oyster solid link bracelet Ref. 93150, with flip lock bracelet and divers extension.
This 'Explorer' style dial is possibly the rarest of its type, with the early 5512 style outer minute track and a dot at 6 o'clock rather than the standard oblong five minute marker.
ESTIMATE: REFER TO DEPARTMENT
Catalogue: MH187 FINE ART 3 DAY SALE
Auction Venue: ANDERSON HOUSE
Auction Date: 17 June 2014