• Lot 131

    Rolex. A rare and very attractive 18K pink gold automatic bubble back wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, pink dial, hooded lugs and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, CHRONOMÈTRE, RETAILED BY BUCHERER'S, REF. 3065, CASE NO. 270'187, MANUFACTURED IN 1943

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    Rolex. A rare and very attractive 18K pink gold automatic bubble back wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, pink dial, hooded lugs and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Chronomètre, retailed by Bucherer's, ref. 3065, case no. 270'187, manufactured in 1943
    Cal. 9 3/4 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, rotor engraved Rolex Auto Rotor, Chronometer, Swiss Made, Patented, Super Balance, pink dial, luminous baton numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, outer minute railway divisions, tonneau-shaped water-resistant bubble back type case, hooded lugs, screw back and screw down crown, 18K pink gold bracelet, pink gold deployant clasp signed Rolex, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    33 mm. diam.


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    Amongst the most sought after variants of the legendary "bubble back" series, the present reference 3065 "hooded lugs" model furthermore stands out by its attractive combination of a pink gold case, pink gold dial and unusual retailer's signature. Consigned by a private collector, it is preserved in excellent overall condition.

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    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.


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