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Joined: August 19th, 2007, 9:38 pm

June 26th, 2012, 2:38 am #1

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
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Joined: October 29th, 2006, 10:37 am

June 26th, 2012, 3:29 am #2

you are proof that patience is a virtue. That is a damn fine example with the bonus of a sweet little Ex-Dot.

Looks equally good on strap or bracelet. Picture 2 has captured it perfectly!

well done and congratulations - that is one hell of a first Rolex to own!

Best,

Steve
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Joined: October 18th, 2009, 12:39 pm

June 26th, 2012, 3:33 am #3

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
Congrats fella. That one was worth waiting for !
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Joined: September 22nd, 2011, 9:25 pm

June 26th, 2012, 4:47 am #4

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
Congrats and Welcome to the World of Vintage. I love the corvus strap. I hope you have the white dinner jacket and are well versed in the game of baccarat.
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Joined: September 8th, 2003, 7:26 am

June 26th, 2012, 7:18 am #5

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
++ with fantastic Patina - biggest congrats !!!

ENJOY!
Werner
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Joined: May 19th, 2007, 11:28 am

June 26th, 2012, 7:30 am #6

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
very nice..congrats..nt
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Joined: December 16th, 2011, 10:41 pm

June 26th, 2012, 7:43 am #7

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
chris
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Joined: January 10th, 2007, 1:19 pm

June 26th, 2012, 9:09 am #8

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
I love the dial! Congratulations and wear in good health!

Jan
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Joined: August 8th, 2008, 12:55 pm

June 26th, 2012, 11:00 am #9

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
Like new. Congratulation
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Joined: November 27th, 2004, 3:16 am

June 26th, 2012, 12:17 pm #10

I wanted to share my first Rolex (and first vintage) with everyone. I started the search about 4 years ago for a vintage Submariner (1950's no crown guard to an early 5512/5513). Needless to say, it took me a while and was quite a learning experience. My search intensified over the past year and VRF became my go to resource. There were many times when I thought I had it figured out, only to find another overlooked detail, another thing to look for, or just a change in what I really wanted for a vintage Sub. I still have a lot to learn but wanted to pass along my sincerest gratitude to the forum and all the knowledge here. With that, here's my 1958 5508....











I'm still trying to take better pictures--not an easy dial to capture. Many thanks again to VRF for the wealth of knowledge that helped in my hunt! Now time to start the 1016 search.
Perfect dial!
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