Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
LOT 112
ROLEX REF. 5510 JAMES BOND BIG CROWN STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, 200 m = 660 ft, Submariner, case No. 362020, Ref. 5510. Made in the first quarter of 1958. This reference was in production for approximately 1 year only. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant to 200 m, stainless steel diver’s wristwatch with “Brevet” crown and a stainless steel riveted Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by one extra link.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown (8 mm), graduated bidirectional revolving black bezel for the decompression times. D. Black with luminous triangular, round and baton indexes, outer minute track. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1530, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 15 mm. Approx overall length 195 mm plus 1 link.
Estimate: 25,000 USD - 40,000 USD
Estimate: 23,000 CHF - 37,000 CHF
Estimate: 20,000 EUR - 31,000 EUR
Grading system

C 3-9 D 3-10-01 M 3* AAA
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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
13-12-2012