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Vintage 1967 Rolex Submariner 5513 Fat Font Long 5 Insert

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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 121302
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Model:
Submariner 5513
Serial/Year: 1,7XX,XXX - 1967
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 1520 movement w/ date, waterproof screw-down crown
Case: Excellent case that has previously been polished and shows light wear with factory bevels still intact. Comes with a fat font long 5 bezel insert with light wear from use. Case back is stamped: 5513 II.67. Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined.
Dial: Excellent meters first dial with beautiful warm creamy yellow markers and matching hands.
Bracelet: Excellent 93150 with 10 links and 558B end links. Bracelet has light wear from use. Clasp is stamped "J1".
Box & Papers Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card
Comments: This vintage Rolex Submariner comes w/ Bob's 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex Submariner 5513

By Paul Altieri

The Rolex Submariner Date 5513 was one of the first references in the line to offer a crown guard, proceeded only by its predecessor the reference 5512.  When detailing the history of the Rolex Submariner 5513, it’s important to mention the ref. 5512 first as it offers a style that is nearly identical but with a chronometer-rated movement.  Both models were produced alongside each other with the 5513 out-producing the 5512, thanks to a lower price point that was made possible by a non-COSC rated movement.  The longer production run – approx. twenty years - also equates to a greater availability on the pre-owned Rolex market, making the ref. 5513 relatively affordable and easy to obtain.

The vintage example that is presented here is in exceptional condition for a watch of this age, showing light wear with bevels intact as well as crisp serial and reference numbers.  There are a handful of bezel and dial variations available, with this particular Submariner presenting the time on a rare matte “Meters First” dial in a creamy patina.  Not only is this variation exceedingly difficult to find, but it also indicates that this is an earlier model 5513.  A “Long Five” fat font bezel insert accompanies the rare dial and is characterized by an elongated “5” at the 50 marker, creating a highly desirable feature set.

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  • September 21, 2020
    Sub 5513

    Excellent service . Fantastic communication. I couldn’t of asked for more .

  • July 17, 2020
    Great company

    The watch was delivered very quickly and was exactly as advertised. They even provided a few vintage pamphlets from the period. All my questions were answered promptly. Overall great experience. I will definitely buy my next Rolex from Bob’s.

  • September 21, 2018
    COO

    The condition of this vintage Rolex 5513 is nicer than I anticipated based on the age. Your staff was very helpful and went out of their way to help make sure I had enough links in the band.

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