1963 Rolex Submariner ref 5512
Uber Rare 1963 Rolex Submariner
Serial Number 990,XXX
Original Factory Gilt Dial, with stunning patina on markers and hands
Original Ratchet Bezel with stunning patina
Updated Oyster Bracelet + Triple Lock Crown
In 1963 Rolex shifted from the highly radioactive Radium Luminous Dials + Hands to the less radioactive Tritium after the World Nuclear Federation ruled Radium unsafe.
This extremely rare pristine original Factory Dial is a Holy grail of Rare Rolex Dials as it has three distinct markings...
Gilt Writing + Second Markers, Exclamation Point + Underline
--Gilt Writing + Second Markers on Glossy Dial--
--Exclamation Point with dot under the 6 o'clock marker signifying a lower radioactive lumination--
--Underline under "Submariner"...only found on early 1963 models signifying a conversion from a Radium Dial to a lesser radioactive Tritium Dial--
One Year Warranty
Ours is in excellent condition with very strong lugs, original dial, hands, crown + period jubilee bracelet + box, each authenticated and guaranteed original.