28 Apr '17, 5pm

Bring A Loupe is live: some knockout chronos and a sweet gilt Sub 5512

Initially launched in 1959, the Rolex Submariner reference 5512 can be considered the first modern design for the Sub, since it introduced crown guards and came in a 40mm diameter, replacing the 38mm diameter of the previous references. The 5512 went through a couple of esthetic changes over its 15-year production, especially after the 5513 was released in 1962. The difference between the two models was the chronometer certification of the 5512, which was eventually displayed on its dial, and this is the version that Steve McQueen famously wore. The 5512 we have here is undoubtedly part of the early production as its dial only sports two lines above six o'clock, while mention of the chronometer certification would add another two lines on later models. The pointed crown guards are also an unmistakable sign of early production, also known as 2nd generation , since the first...

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