Lot 2265
  • 2265

ROLEX | SEA-DWELLER "DOUBLE RED", REFERENCE 1665 A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1972

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240,000 - 400,000 HKD
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350,000 HKD
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Description

  • SEA-DWELLER "DOUBLE RED", REFERENCE 1665 A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1972
Dial: blackCalibre: cal. 1570 automatic, 26 jewelsCase: stainless steel, screw down case backCase number: 3'078'344Closure: stainless steel Rolex bracelet and folding claspSize: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 183 mmSigned: case, dial and movement

Catalogue Note

Towards the end of the 1960's, the reference 1665, Sea-Dweller was introduced to the market by Rolex. Many variations of this reference were made, and the earliest variations known to the market were prototypes with either the word "SEA-DWELLER" written in red or the case without a helium escape valve. After such prototypes were released, 4 different variations of reference 1665 in double red lines were recognized. The present watch is in an amazing overall condition with a very crisp case and clean MK III dial that can be found fitted to both thinner and thicker case versions. The watch is fitted with a thicker case that gives the watch a lot of presence on the wrist.

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