Lot 10
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ROLEX | SUBMARINER REF 16613 A STAINLESS STEEL YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE SET AUTOMATIC CENTER SECONDS WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET CIRCA 1997

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7,000 - 9,000 USD
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Description

  • Rolex
  • SUBMARINER REF 16613¬†A STAINLESS STEEL YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE SET AUTOMATIC CENTER SECONDS WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET¬†CIRCA 1997
Dial: silvered sunburst, diamond and sapphire set indexesCaliber: cal. 3135 automatic movement, 31 jewelsCase: stainless steel, 18k yellow gold bezel and crown, solid case backCase number: U190178 Closure: 18 yellow gold and stainless steel Rolex bracelet with folding claspDimensions: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 184 mmSigned: case, dial and movementAccessories: Rolex presentation box with outer packaging, Rolex Warranty and Official Chronometer Certification, booklets, sales tags, one small metal anchor with chain, one polishing cloth

Condition

CASE: Case in overall fair condition with wear, and scuffing consistent with regular use. Left side case band and lugs with wear, scuffing, and some areas with small nicks. Upper right lug and a case band with surface scratches, and nicks. Some areas of fluted bezel with nicks. Blue bezel insert with some small round indentations between 60-10. Bracelet and clasp with heavier scuffing and wear, consistent with regular use. DIAL: Dial in overall excellent condition with some very light debris. Please note that the quality of diamonds and sapphires have not been tested. MOVEMENT: Please note that the movement is operating but will require general cleaning and overhaul. The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."