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Rolex 1665 Sea-Dweller Rail Dial (Pre-Owned)

SKU: W02863
Sale priceR 349,000.00

Buy the Rolex 1665 Sea-Dweller Rail Dial (Pre-Owned) from Royal Watch. Your trusted source for Watches & Luxury Goods in South Africa.

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Box No
Papers Yes (Rolex Service Card Only)
Royal Watch Warranty 6 Months
Availability 3-5 Working Days
Delivery Free within South Africa
Returns Policy 48hrs*
Product Code W02863
Model Number  1665
Gender Mens
Movement Automatic
Case Size 40mm
Case Material Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material Stainless Steel
Dial Type Black
Water Resistance 200m

The model is a reference 1665, from 1979, so called « Great White » by collectors, with the sought-after rail dial. The elusive Rail Dial White Sea-Dweller (or “RDWSD”) is a great opportunity for the savvy collector to acquire an extremely rare variation.

With great history, remarkable evolution, rarity, the 1665 is a true icon in the world of diving’s wristwatch. 

The 1665 dials with the "Rail" are quite rare nowadays since "Rail Dials" were made by the Stern Company who made the 600 meters COMEX 1665 dials and for only 2 years period. 1977-79. (Serial 5 million)

The distinctive characteristics of the rail dial are as follow:

1. The "C" of Chronometer lines up with the "C" of Certified of the line below.

2. Secondly the font of the depth markings are always in italics

3. The hour markers (tritium dots) are closer to the minute track than the regular dial

4. The only version of the SD dials where is marked "T SWISS T <25", including COMEX 1665

5. Longer minute markers.

6. Serial 5.7mil to 6.2 mil.

This example with a thick, heavy case, includes it's Rolex Service Card dated 2019 with stickers still on the watch post service.

The rail dial is superb and in flawless condition. The bracelet, being slightly later, is the 93150. 

We've included a descriptive video from Watchbox below.

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- All watches sold by us are guaranteed to be 100% Authentic and original and have been checked against our records to ensure authenticity.

- All watches have undergone a thorough inspection by our watchmaker to ensure they are functioning within the manufacturer specification, prior to being sold.

- We do prefer to not polish watches, watches can be polished on request. 

- The age of the watch is determined by the date on the paperwork. If no paperwork is available, an approximate age is determined.  We do not accept any liability on the accuracy of the age of the watch we provide. 

- Bracelet and/or Strap sizes may vary. A pre-owned watch may not always be supplied with a full length bracelet and/or strap depending on how it was received when purchased by us. Please check with us before purchasing .

- All prices include VAT. VAT can be deducted when exporting outside of South Africa by us.

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