Up for grabs is a beautiful Rolex “Double Red” Seadweller, circa 1977, at the very end of production of the Double Reds. This example has a “Mark IV” (MK4) dial. These watches were designed for diving under extreme depths, and were thus fitted with a helium escape valve on the left-hand side of the case, which was used to release pressure as it built up under water. This particular example comes complete as a full-set, with original Rolex box, “punched” Warranty Certificate, booklets/brochures and anchor.
This example is in excellent vintage condition. The case appears lightly polished in the past, with sharp and original beveled edges. The dial is perfect, with no wear, marks, scratches, etc. The original tritium lume is still present on both hands and dial, aged to a nice yellow. The original “fat font” insert remains in great condition, with an exemplary even natural fading to it.
This watch comes fitted on a Rolex Swiss 93150 flip-lock bracelet, with 580 endlinks, and has 10 full links with no stretch.