5512/5513 info??

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5512/5513 info??

Joined: August 1st, 2008, 5:30 pm

June 7th, 2011, 5:07 pm #1

Anyone has NY INFORMATION BETWEEN 5512 AND 5513 WHICH TELLS:
LIKE WHEN THE 5512 OR 5513 CHANGE FROM GILT TO MATT, WHAT CALIBRE ITS
USED AND SO ON .

MANY THANKS FOR HELP
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Joined: August 1st, 2008, 5:30 pm

June 8th, 2011, 8:28 am #2

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June 8th, 2011, 5:41 pm #3

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Joined: November 21st, 2010, 2:07 pm

June 8th, 2011, 5:47 pm #4

Thanks
<strong>GILT</strong><div></div><div><strong>
</strong></div><div><strong></strong> </div><div><strong></strong> </div><div>Between 1962 & 1966 ( 5xx,xxx - 1,4xx,xxx ) --- Dials were GILT and were metres first. "200m = 660ft"
</div><div> </div><div>Gilt Tritium Dial "Bart Simpson" 1965</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div>Metres First</div><div><div> </div><div></div><div> </div><div> </div><div></div><div> </div><div> </div><div>Feet First</div><div>During 1969, Rolex changed the dial to feet first. Rumour has it that it was due to the expanding USA market</div><div> </div><div> </div><div>In 1972, Rolex replaced the Twin Lock with the Trip Lock.

Maxi Dials
In 1974 ( 3,7xx,xxx ) --- Rolex introduced the MAXI Dials - of which, there are 5 variants. The Mark V Maxi continued till mid 1984. </div><div> </div><div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div>MK I</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div></div><div> </div><div></div><div> </div><div> </div><div>
</div><div> </div><div>MK III</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div></div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div>MK IV</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div></div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div>MK V</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div></div><div> </div><div> </div><div><strong>White Gold Gloss
<img border="0" src="http://sites.google.com/site/2therolexlibrary/_/rsrc/1304212580961/5513-submariner/a-concise-history-of-the-rolex-submariner-5513/Dial.jpg?height=199&width=200" width="200" height="199" alt="Dial.jpg?height=199&width=200"></strong><div> </div><div><strong></strong> </div><div><strong></strong> </div><div><strong></strong> </div><div>In 1984 (8,5xx,xxx), Rolex replaced the last Matte Dial with the new Tritum gloss dial (White Gold Surrounds). These remained in place until 1989/1990 (L Series).</div><div><div>
</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div>In 1989/1990, the 5513 was replaced with the 14060

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Joined: August 1st, 2008, 5:30 pm

June 9th, 2011, 2:31 am #5

Thank You so much for help David
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