ROLEX Submariner Ref. 5513, Bart Simpson Gilt Dial, 1966

Year of issue: 1966
Reference number: 5513
Condition: worn
Status: sold
Dealer country: Germany
Price in EUR € n/a


ROLEX Submariner Ref. 5513, Bart Simpson Gilt Dial  wot ID: 23576

  • CASE screwed case, steel, acrylic glass, rotating bezel, screw-down crown, 1.3 mio
  • DIAMETER 40 mm
  • MOVEMENT 1520, automatic
  • DIAL original Tritium.dial and hands, Bart Simpson Gilt Dial, meters first
  • BRACELET riveted oyster bracelet
  • very nice condition
  • 1966


Ralf Meertz

The Rolex Submariner

The Rolex Submariner is without a doubt one of the most successful Rolex models in history. Not only because it more than aptly served its purpose as diver’s watch, although I am pretty sure only a small number of Submariners has ever seen a spat of water. Its appearance in several James Bond movies certainly helped as well. If you omit functionality and marketing, the Submariner success is mainly due to its elegance as a timeless dress watch. It’s just one of those watches you keep looking at, regardless of wanting to know the time of day. The Submariner was launched in 1953 and officially presented at the Basel Fair in 1954. Check out my RPReport about the Rolex Submariner History by following this link...