1971 Rolex Submariner Ref. 5513 "Kissing 4 Bezel Insert"

The Rolex Submariner Reference 5513 is the embodiment of the classic dive watch. The 5513 is simple yet sophisticated and rugged. The Ref. 5513 was first introduced in the 1962 and ceased production in late 1989. The Ref. 5513 is a purpose built dive watch that lacks the date function like other Rolex Submariner models. (eg. Ref. 1680.) 

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This specific 1971 Rolex Submariner Ref. 5513 is in absolutely stunning condition  The lume plots and hands have taken on a wonderful yellow coloration, retains the original Twin-Lock crown and features it's original "kissing4" fat font insert. The overall appearance of this watch embodies everything we love about vintage submariners. This specific Rolex Submariner reference 5513 is would make a great daily driver and would look just as appropriate paired with a suit as it would with your favorite pair of jeans!


Stock #
Brand Rolex
Style Submariner
Model 5513
Serial 26XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Black (Matte)
Millimeters 40
Strap 2pc Handmade Leather Leather Strap



This 1971 Submariner ref. 5513 has an excellent case that has been previously been polished but retains nice thick lugs. The original "Fat Font - Kissing 4" insert is missing it's pearl, however remains in beautiful condition showing very minimal patina and retains a deep black coloration.  The case also retains the original and era correct Rolex 7mm "Twin-Lock" crown that does not exhibit the dots or underline like the other Rolex sports models of the same era. The Watch will come on a premium handmade 2pc leather strap


This original matte black serif dial is in stunning and original condition that has taken on a wonderful sought after yellow coloration with matching hands


None. The watch was recently serviced and is running at COSC spec backed by a 1-year warranty on the accuracy of timekeeping.