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A selection of vintage Rolex Professional / Sports watches . . .

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1983 Rolex Explorer II "Orange Hand" Bracelet Watch (Box & Papers)


ROLEX: Gent's stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Explorer II "Steve McQueen" Chronometer bracelet watch, circa 1983. Large stainless steel case with calibrated 24 hour bezel and acrylic crystal, screw down Rolex Twinlock winding crown, and polished screw case back, in very good used condition. Original crisp matte black dial (dust is on the surface of the glass!) with bold tritium hour markers and 24 hour calibrations, signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, and T Swiss -25 T. Original white tritium baton hands, very distinctive faded orange 24 hour pointer, and white centre seconds hand, all with matched luminous in-fill. Self-winding Rolex automatic mechanism in very good working order. Fitted with the original stainless steel Rolex Oyster solid link bracelet with folding deployant buckle, in very good used condition. Box: supplied with the period "slash card" Rolex presentation case, and outer cardboard box Accessories: Rolex Explorer 1016/1655 instruction booklet, red Chronometer seal Documentation: plastic wallet with the original "punched papers" guarantee certificate dated 1983, and two past Rolex service repair certificates. The so-called Steve McQueen Explorer is proving to be an investment-grade timepiece! Model ref. 1655 Case no. 6251*** Price: £18k (Stock #26185) Status: Available


1983 Rolex Submariner-Date Bracelet Watch (Boxed)


ROLEX: Stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date 300m Chronometer bracelet watch, circa 1983. Large size stainless steel case with sapphire crystal glass, rotatable diving bezel with faded black calibrated "ghost" insert (surface scratches), screw down "Triplock" winding crown, polished case sides, and screw case back, in very good used condition. Very fine original transitional matte grey-black dial with tritium hour markers, signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 1000ft=300m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, and Swiss T-25. Original matching tritium Mercedes pattern hands. Self-winding Rolex automatic movement with quick-set date in very good working order. Fitted with the stainless steel solid link Rolex Oyster bracelet with Fliplock buckle, in good used condition with moderate play between the links. Box: complete with the Rolex presentation case and outer cardboard box (with 16800 sticker!) Accessories: Your Rolex Oyster instruction booklet, Rolex Submariner anchor device, red Chronometer seal. The original guarantee is not present. Model ref. 16800 Case no. 8108*** Price: £6,750 (Stock #25975) Status: Available


1968 Rolex "Serif Dial" Submariner Bracelet Watch


ROLEX: Gent's stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner 660ft bracelet watch, circa 1968. Large size stainless steel case with bi-directional rotating black diving bezel, screw down Rolex Triplock winding crown, polished case sides, acrylic crystal, and screw case back, in very good used condition. Lovely original matte grey-black "serif" dial (dust is on crystal!) with original tritium hour markers, signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, 660ft=200m, Submariner and Swiss T-25. Tritium Mercedes pattern hands. Self-winding Rolex calibre 1520 twenty six jewel automatic mechanism in very good working order. Fitted with the folded link stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet (ref. 9315) with Fliplock clasp, in very good used condition (some minor rippling in the centre links). Box: supplied in a Rolex coffin service box with card sleeve with a Rolex Oyster instruction booklet. The original guarantee is not present. Model ref. 5513 Case no. 2620*** Price: £8,300 (Stock #25980) Status: Available


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