What a nice watch Jeff, and super pictures from the "young Comex" period.
Ps: are you sure that (as you wrote) the earlier 5513 Comex have NO HEV?
I seen a 5514 Cx without HEV (Christie s) but never seen 5513 Cx without HEV
Thanks in advance for the answer, see you on IG
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A review of the 5513 Comex
During the late 1960s, commercial work in the oceans and seas created professional diving organizations that needed tool watches designed for conducting safe diving operations at greater depths – known as saturation diving. This led to the development of ...
I have pretty much stuff with my 1665 also....but that does not compare to what I got from the diver when I bought my 5514 ! ...
I think it is an aspect of Rolex that is almost unique....
....because the watches were tool watches, that meant they were "used" and that usage was often colourful and interesting. It just didn't happen with many other manufacturers in the same volume. Sure, Omega, Hamilton, JLC, Blancpain.....all of them had th...
...I am prepapring a review of a Rolex Submariner and an Omega Ploprof that I have bought from a couple of retired divers (husband and wife). Both watches have a crazy history and lots of documentation. That was the teaser of the day...LOL !!
Jeff: Great post. Always interesting to learn more about COMEX and the iconic watches that accompanied those divers. Enjoy that watch - it is something special! -Mike
Ah, these pictures...
...cause a very heavy attack of sellers remorse! Beautiful she is without make-up! Enjoy her in good health, Jeff!
You are right, Bill!
Furthermore, even though there is some seller's remorse, there certainly is no buyer's remorse for the replacement I got!
bravo Jeff !!
sorry for this late answer but I'm under a flood of messages ( more than usual .. LOL LOL LOL LOL )
Grazie capo !
lots of watches to expertise I assume ! Thanks and see you soon for some rosé by the Med ;-)
What a nice watch Jeff, and super pictures from the "young Comex" period. Ps: are you sure that (as you wrote) the earlier 5513 Comex have NO HEV? I seen a 5514 Cx without HEV (Christie s) but never seen 5513 Cx without HEV Thanks in advance for the answe...
in my opinion : if there is no valve then also no delivery number as we perfectly know that " nr.1 " has a case number from 1971 and was sold to Comex in early 1972.