Rolex 1665 Vintage Sea Dweller FULL SET WOW (28030)

28030 Rolex 1665 Sea Dweller, stainless steel case is in excellent condition and appears to only have been detailed once or twice in its life, original stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet (93150) with 585 end links, automatic movement, date at 3 o'clock, centered sweep seconds hand, COSC, bi-directional rotating bezel, screw down crown & caseback, MK 3 dial is in outstanding original condition and is exceptionally clean for its age, though hands may appear a shade lighter they are original to the watch, 665XXXX Serial (1981), water resistant to 610 meters / 2000 feet, diameter: 40mm, thickness: 17mm, Excellent Collector condition and outstanding full set with original box labeled 1665/0, original hang tag with the matching SN, COSC tag, instruction booklets, leather folder, Rolex service guarantee from 03 / 2011 as well as the original punched Rolex Guarantee dated 1981.

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This is a 1981 stainless steel Rolex Sea Dweller 1665. It has an integral stainless steel Oyster bracelet, and a scratch resistant domed sapphire crystal. The 40mm diameter solid three-body case, screw-down back, bi-directional rotating bezel, and bracelet are polished/brushed. There is a helium escape valve in the case at 9 o'clock and the black bezel has graduated Arabic numerals for decompression times. The screw-down Triplock winding crown is protected by a crown guard and the matte black rare rail dial has luminous Tritium coated round, triangular, and baton index hour markers, and luminous skeleton hands all with an aged cream patina. The date aperture is at the 3 o'clock position, and there is an outer minute/seconds track and a centered sweep seconds hand. It's water resistant to 610 meters/2000 feet, and it's a Certified Official Swiss Chronometer (COSC). The 17mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Sea Dweller 1665 has a mechanical automatic self-winding Rolex caliber 1570 movement that's rhodium-plated, with oeil de perdrix embellishment. It's constructed with 26 jewels, a shock absorber mechanism, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, a self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, microstella regulating screws, and a hacking seconds mechanism.