Rare Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Sea-Dweller 'Double Red' Su...





Rare Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Sea-Dweller 'Double Red' Submariner 2000 stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch, reference no. 1665, serial no. 3742xxx, circa 1974, black matt 'Swiss-T<25' dial with dot, baton and dagger markers, minute markers, date aperture and sweep centre seconds, Mercedes hands, black bi-directional rotating bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw-down Triplock crown with guards, cal. 1570 26 jewel movement, no. D780xxx, screw back engraved 'Rolex Patent Oyster Gas Escape Valve', Oyster bracelet with flip-lock clasp (no end links), 39.5mm bezel
** Purchased from new in Bahamas by the current owner in 1976 and is complete with all the original packaging and related accessories.
** With the original box with outer cover, Chronometre certificate stamped the 'Ginza Freeport Bahamas' and dated June 24/76 with two 1665 stickers, tag, anchor, Submariner Triplock tag, booklet sleeve, the 'Ginza Freeport Bahamas' purchase receipt dated June 24 1976, Your Rolex Oyster booklet, 1976 calendar, translation leaflet, Rolex Submariner booklet

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Movement - currently functioning.
Dial - appears in very good condition with only a few minor marks - see images.
Glass - heavily scratched - see images.
Hands - light surface marks - see images.
Case - the bezel is seized and not rotating, bezel missing the dot, bezel with surface marks and rubbing to the edge, surface marks and scratches to the case sides, surface marks to the case back.
Crown - adjusting correctly.
Bracelet - lacking end links, link near the clasp is stretched, a few links bruised, surface scratches present.
Condition reports are provided for general guidance only. Please view images and further information can be obtained upon request. Gardiner Houlgate do not guarantee the working order or time accuracy of any lots. Due to the opening of the wristwatch case backs, it is recommended watches are re-sealed by professional technicians to ensure any stated water resistance is retained

Auction Date: 24th May 2023 at 10am

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24th May 2023 10am (Lots 1 to 456)

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