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Rolex Submariner 5512 with Explorer Dial

A new World Auction Record selling for £192,000

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Rolex 5513 with explorer dial sells for £168,000

Sold in our latest watch auction on the 26th October 2016

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Rolex Explorer Dial Submariner 5513

Sold for £135,000 in the 24th May 2017 Sale

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Gardiner Houlgate is one of the premier firms in the country to offer Specialist Watch auctions.

We hold three large dedicated sales a year offering a good and varied selection of vintage and modern wristwatches including Rolex, IWC, Patek Philippe, Omega, Jaeger Le Coultre, Brietling, Tag Heuer, Cartier, Zenith, Universal and all other famous brands.

Pocket Watches are always well represented, dating from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century this section often sells-out with International interest.

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We pride ourselves in offering a personal, efficient and friendly service. With established mailing lists and ‘live’ internet bidding we are able to offer an unrivalled International specialist auction service.

If you would like further information, whether buying or selling then please do not hesitate to contact us +44 (0)1225 812912 or by emailing

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This Rolex Submariner with the 3-6-9 Explorer dial sold for £135,000 on the 25th October

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