When it pertains to uncommon watches, the Rolex Deep Sea ranks high up on the list. It was a wristwatch developed ahead of its time and it worked as the theme for future Rolex models.
At the Geneva Watch Auction: XIV kept in November 2021, a highly-rare and sought after “Deep Sea Dive” will go under the hammer. It marks an unusual celebration for watch collection agencies to own such a historically substantial and one-of-a-kind item.
The sale will see a historically crucial, gallery-quality Rolex “Deep Sea Unique” in stainless-steel as well as gold ultra-deep dive wristwatch with center seconds go under the hammer. The version was made in 1965 and has never ever before been openly available for acquisition.
The Deep-Sea Special totally should have the Special in its name, the large concept of a watch that can withstand a dive of 10,000 meters, 10 km, is merely mind-boggling. However, more than the technical facets as well as the large rarity of this item, it is its historic value that requires to be highlighted.
No doubt the timepiece is what assisted define what Rolex is today. The technology as well as the viewpoint behind the creation led Rolex to concentrate on device watches as a whole as well as dive watches in particular.
Without the “Deep Sea Special” there would be no Submariner or Sea-Dweller as we understand it. The DSS is a watch that was never readily available for public acquisition, as well as it is assuredly a piece of horological background.
The “Deep Sea Special” can be likened to a Formula One race vehicle worldwide of watchmaking, always pushing the borders of what is practically possible to achieve tasks that no other watch has before done prior to. Its tests of modern technologies later benefited serially created designs for industrial usage.
It is a ground-breaking model that paved the foundation for dive views that we understand as well as appreciate so well today. The Rolex “Deep Sea Special” stands at the center of a deep-dive expedition. In 1953, Rolex checked the initial model by strapping it on beyond the Bathyscaphe Trieste Submersible.