Lot 48: Rolex Submariner, James Bond "Oversized Crown", Ref. 6538, 1959

Auctionata Paddle8 AG

March 22, 2014
Berlin, Germany

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Description: Rolex Submariner James Bond "Oversized Crown", ref. 6538
Switzerland, around 1959
Automatic movement, calibre 1030; 25 jewels, hour, minute, second
Black Explorer dial, silver hands, rotatable bezel
Watch case, crown, strap and folding clasp of stainless steel
Watch case Nr. 419164; movement no. 692765
Italian authenticity certificate - dial as Explorer dial perhaps refinished
Case diameter: 38 mm; Height: 13 mm
Length of strap: 20 cm; Lugs width: 19 mm
Total weight: 89 g
Fully functional, very good condition with slight traces of wear, minimal split-off in glass

This very rare Rolex Submariner James Bond "Oversized Crown", ref. 6538, was made in Switzerland around 1959. The watch is fitted with an automatic movement calibre 1030 with 25 jewels and displays hour, minute and second. The black Explorer dial shows silver hands. The watch has a rotatable bezel. Watch case, crown, strap and folding clasp are made of stainless steel. The watch case number is 419164. The movement number is 692765.

The watch case measures 38 mm in diameter and 13 mm in height. The watch weighs 89 grams. The strap is 20 cm long. The timepiece is in very good condition with slight traces of wear. During in house testing the watch was fully functional. Long term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. The glass has a minimal split-off. Italian authenticity certificate. Dial as Explorer dial possibly refinished

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