Up for grabs is a Rolex Submariner Date
5.9 mil serial number circa 1979 production
Excellent vintage condition case with even lugs and crown guards. Legible numbers.
Dial is flawless MK1 with gorgeous yellow patina on plots and hands. Hands are tritium, the minute hand has partially fractured lume. Original silver date disk with open 6’s and 9’s.
Bezel insert is original, with original tritium “pearl” with matching patina.
Caseback is original, stamped 1680 inside.
Bracelet is original Rolex 93150 with period correct D date code, 11 links, “patented” stamped diver’s extension, 580 ends.
Original top-hat crystal with surface scratches, but no cracks or chips.
No box or papers. No service history. The watch runs at about +10 seconds with ~250 amplitude.