1988 Rolex Submariner (Ref. 5513)

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. 

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This specific 1988 Rolex Submariner Ref. 5513 is in absolutely stunning condition and would make a versatile daily driver. Appropriate in a wide variety of settings, from casual everyday wear to pairing perfectly with a suit or sports coat. This Ref. 5513 is everything we love about vintage "no-date" submariners, but with some of the modern nuances that make it wonderfully functional. Perfect as a new addition to an existing collection, or would be a unique stand-alone vintage piece. 

Stock #
5Brand Rolex
Style Submariner
Model 5513
Serial R6XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Black Glossy
Millimeters 40
Strap Rolex Oyster Flip Lock 93150 W/ 580 End Pieces



The case has previously been very lightly polished retaining thick and symmetrical lugs. The original insert remains dark black in coloration showing little to no signs of wear and retains its original tritium pearl which matches the dial. The Rolex 93150 Oyster bracelet with 580 end pieces has been previously polished and exhibits light stretch from use. 


The glossy black Submariner dial is is excellent, showing no signs of wear. The tritium filled white gold surround lume plots have taken on a wonderful yellow patina and show no lume degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original tritium hands have aged lighter than the dial and exhibit no degradation under U.V. light inspection. 


None. Watch is running at spec, previous service history is unknown.