Rolex Submariner No Date Stainless Steel Automatic Small Crown Red Depth Rating Ref # 6536-1

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  • Brand: Rolex
  • Circa: 1955
  • Numbered between the lugs and on the inside case back: 6536-1.
  • Case: 37mm All original, never polished stainless steel Oyster with screw down crown, screw down case back and beautiful patina.
  • Inside case back signed: Montres Rolex SA, Geneva, Switzerland, Patented, Stainless Steel, 6536-1, IV-55 and 18.
  • Bezel: Stainless steel with original black aluminum time-lapse insert. 
  • Luminous dot at 12 o'clock on insert is missing.
  • Movement: Rolex Swiss-made automatic 17 jewel, caliber 1030 mechanical
  • Movement is signed: Rolex Perpetual Patented, Montres Rolex SA, Geneva, Swiss, 17 jewels, unadjusted and caliber 1030.
  • Dial: Original black gilt with very rare RED 100/330 depth rating and gold Mercedes style hands.
  • Gorgeous original aged golden patina on luminous hour markers and hands.
  • Crystal: Domed plexi with age marks and patina
  • Bracelet: Original period correct stainless steel Oyster stretch riveted USA made with folding clasp. All original, never polished. Great patina. Bracelet clasp is signed Rolex USA, C & I and 1-61.
  • Box and papers: Green travel/storage pouch
  • Condition: All original case, dial, hands, movement, bezel and bracelet. Never polished, excellent patina. Runs well and keeps good time.
  • More Info: Model # 6536-1, Serial # 112135. Fresh to the market! Very rare and coveted red depth rating!
  • The Rolex 6536-1 was first released in 1955. It features the very first depth rating used by Rolex, 100/330 printed in red. This style of printing is known to exist on a very small series of this reference only. On all later models, the more common 100m=330ft was printed in white.
  • Inventory #: 8591
  • Warranty: All original, runs well, keeps good time, sold AS-IS.