Fine Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner (meters first) stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch, ref. 5513, circa 1965, serial no. 1387xxx, rotating bezel, 'Swiss-T<25' black gloss 'meters first' dial with gilt text and outer minute markings, the case back faintly engraved 'A.C. Osborn 14567', original expanding riveted Oyster 6636 bracelet with folding clasp dated '4/66', the bezel 40mm
** Private provenance, the gloss dial and gilding is very nice. The original owner 'A.C Osborn' was a diver and used this watch for many years
Movement - currently functioning, the case back is firmly sealed so images of the movement are not available.
Dial - a nice gloss dial with the gilded text very nice - see images.
Glass - surface scratches visible and would benefit with replacement.
Hands - possible service hands.
Case - the bezel of a 'ghost' appearance with surface marks, the case overall has typical marks as expected for the period.
Crown - adjusts correctly.
Bracelet - original bracelet, some links springs require repair or replacement the clasps with surface marks visible - see images.
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