Single-owner Unserviced Rolex Reference 5508 "James Bond" Wristwatch, third quarter 1958, glossy black dial with gilt printing and pumpkin-colored indices, Mercedes hand set, original signed "small" crown, unpolished case, 25-jewel caliber 1530 automatic movement with original "butterfly" rotor, case back engraved "5508/III 1958," with oyster bracelet with "64" end links, serial no. 488836, dia. 40 mm.
Note: The 5508 was the last Submariner to carry the "100=300ft" rating.
currently winding setting and ticking, no service marks on case interior, crystal with small tick size chip around 5.
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