1972 Rolex Submariner (Ref. 5513) "Pumpkin Spice" Serif Dial W/ Guarantee Paper

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 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 1972 Rolex Submariner ref. 5513 features a stunning "Serif" dial that boasts a vivid "Pumpkin Spice" patina in the lume. The overall aesthetic of this watch is everything we love about vintage submariners. This Rolex Submariner reference 5513 would make a great daily driver as it's appropriate for any style and setting.


Stock #
Brand Rolex
Style Submariner
Model 5513
Serial 38XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Matte Black "Serif"
Millimeters 40
Strap Rolex 93150 Oyster Bracelet W/ 580 End Pieces



The strong case exhibits honest signs of use throughout and appears to have been gently polished in its past as the lugs remain symmetrical and thick with subtle chamfers present. The original "fat-font" MK III bezel insert is in exceptional original condition with no notable signs of use present, the pearl was previously replaced with a white unit. The Rolex 93150 Oyster bracelet with 580 end pieces retains 10 links that show some wear and stretch and will fit up to a 7 1/4 inch wrist.


The matte black "serif" dial features an awesome vintage aesthetic showing subtle and tasteful age throughout. The lume has achieved a vibrant and drop-dead stunning orange / brown "pumpkin-spice" patina, under U.V. light inspection no notable degradation is present. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly with no degradation present under U.V. light inspection.


The watch comes with its original Rolex Guarantee paper. The watch just received a full service and is keeping time perfectly backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.