Rolex Sea-Dweller ref 1665 Double Red Mk IV circa 1975

$52,500.00

An exceptional condition example vintage Rolex Double Red Sea-Dweller ref 1665 serial # 4.0 million circa 1975. Featuring a beautiful condition original matte black Mk IV dial with ivory luminous indexes and matching hands and with the name sake Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000 printed in red.

Featuring a beefy lug, previously polished 40 mm diameter case with bi-directional elapsed time bezel, acrylic “super” dome crystal, and lightly faded bezel insert, and correct for the era, trip lock crown. Powered by self winding caliber 1570 movement with sweep seconds and date. With correct and original silvered date disk with open 6’s and 9’s.

Fitted with a more recent heavy Oyster 93150 bracelet with 585 end pieces and flip lock deployment clasp with letter F date code. The bracelet is also in especially fine condition with little if any stretch.

The case back bears the correct engraved ROLEX in a straight (not curved) line, and correctly bears the entire case serial #  engraved on the inside case back. The case back is clean and the threads are not chewed up from improper opening. The case is free of any corrosion. See photo.

The dial is a beautiful condition Mark IV version. The dial condition is absolutely pristine, with perfect matte back surface, no abrasions, drag marks, scratches, oil stains, and no loss of the minute hash mark print often seen on Red Submariner and DRSD models. The white and red printing are all bright and distinct. There is no fading of the red print. The lume plots are completely intact, all original and unrestored and a lovely warm pale straw color. The hands likewise are original with unrestored lume that matches the warm tone of the dial indexes.

This is an extremely fine example of a scarce and desirable model experiencing another renaissance of interest and popularity. The current example is worthy of any wrist or collection! Recently fully serviced and in excellent mechanical condition. Offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate timekeeping and operation. Accompanying your purchase is one of our signature Italian leather watch travel pouches, ideal for travel and storage, a $55 value!

In excellent mechanical condition and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

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