SOLD 1959 Rolex Submariner 5508 Super Glossy w/ Box and Papers

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    Up for grabs is a Rolex Submariner No-Crown-Guard

    5508 reference 

    399,XXX serial number circa 1959 production

    Superb vintage condition case with extremely thick and original finish lugs and bevels. Very clean case with no corrosion or pitting. Serial and reference numbers are fully intact and very clearly visible with no damage. 

    Dial is excellent original gilt gloss. Mirror gloss finish and damage free. No chipping, drag marks, etc. The top layer of lacquer has fully crazed and is only visible under an angle creating a very attractive effect in person. No relume, no refinish, no touch-ups. As you can see in some pictures, the dial has a dark chocolate brown tone to it. This is not extremely vivid, but beautiful under certain light. 

    Bezel insert is a very beautiful ghost brown long 5 

    Caseback is original, stamped 5508 and III.1958 inside

    Correct and original 1530 movement appears to be in excellent physical and mechanical condition with original butterfly rotor.

    Bracelet is original Swiss Rolex with 64 ends and 1.61 date stamp. This matches the paperwork that came with the watch which is dated in 1961 on board of USS Springfield when and where the original owner has purchased it. 

    Watch comes with original beveled box, Submariner card, original and correct anchor, and warranty papers. 

    No documented service history. 

    Out of stock

    SKU: SQ8138006

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