Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 382
Double-Red Tropical Dial Retailed by Cartier Sea-Dweller Submariner Mark II Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea- Dweller, Submariner 2000, 2000 ft./610 m., Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," Ref. 1665. Made in 1967. Fine and very rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with double red Sea-Dweller logo, helium escape valve, date and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster Fliplock bracelet.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, aperture for the date, "Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000" in red letters. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 17 mm.
Estimate: 25,000 USD - 45,000 USD
Estimate: 20,000 EUR - 35,000 EUR
Estimate: 30,000 CHF - 50,000 CHF
Grading system

C 3 D 3-01 M 3* AAA
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For a similar Sea-Dweller retailed by Cartier, see Antiquorum sale "Revolution, the Evolution of the Rolex Sport Watch", Lot 219.
Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
11-06-2009
Sold including buyer's premium:
91,200 USD