Wednesday 21 October, 2009 - 10:30 AM EDT
Made in the late 1990â€™s, sold in 1998
(Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, Ref. 16600 COMEX, Sea Dweller
Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified Made in the late 1990â€™s, sold in 1998)
Former property of Theo Mavrostomos, Hydra X team member, worldâ€™s deepest dive record holder Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, COMEX, Sea Dweller 4000ft=1220m.Made in the late 1990â€™s, sold in 1998.
Fine and rare with center seconds, self-winding, water resistant to 4000 ft, stainless steel diverâ€™s wristwatch with date, heliumescape valve and a stainless steel Fliplock Oyster bracelet. The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, Ref. 16600 COMEX was accompanied by its original box with its Guarantee Certificate, anchor, 2 instruction booklets, bracelet tool, diverâ€™s timetable and Rolex documentation. (All in perfect conditions, as Antiquorumâ€™s auctioneering description specified)
(Pub Montre Rolex Submariner Plongeur Comex Theo Mavrostomos)
Theo Mavrostomos is one of Comexâ€™s most renowned divers. Mavrostomos is known as the master of the underwater welder. His greatest accomplishment came when in November of 1992, under hyperbaric chamber conditions, he broke the world diving saturation record in a dive that took 43 days to be completed and he reached an incredible depth of 701 meters during Hydra 10 experiments carried out by Comex.
The Lot was Estimated
75,000 USD â€“ 95,000 USD60,
000 EUR â€“ 75,000 EUR90,
000 CHF â€“ 110,000 CHF
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