1972 Rolex Submariner Ref. 5513 Serif Dial

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 1972 Rolex Submariner Ref. 5513 is in absolutely stunning condition  The lume plots and hands have taken on a wonderful ivory like patina and 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 28XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Black (Matte) Serif
Millimeters 40
Strap Rolex Oyster 93150 W/ 580 Ends



This 1978 Submariner ref 5513 has an excellent case that has been previously been polished but retains nice thick lugs. The original insert retains its original pearl and is in stunning condition showing very minimal patina and retains a deep black coloration. The Rolex 93150 oyster flip lock bracelet with 580 end links is in good condition showing normal stretch from use.


The original matte black serif dial is in stunning and original condition. The tritium lume plots match the original hands perfectly and have taken on a wonderful sought after ivory like patina.


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