29 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 125,000
Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000
ROLEX, "PICCOLINO" REF 3055
FINE AND VERY RARE, MINIATURE, 18K PINK GOLD MANUAL-WINDING ANTIMAGNETIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH
Cal. 69, 17 jewels, monometallic screw balance, in-line escapement, the black dial with pink gold applied hour markers, outer one-fifth minute divisions, pink gold alpha hands, two engine-turned subdials for small seconds and minute counter, in three-part case, domed crystal, snap-on back, two olive-shaped chronograph pushers in the band, Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 29 mm.
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Proclaimed as the smallest chronograph wristwatch in the world, the reference 3055 was first produced in the 1930s. It was relaunched in the 1950s with square chronograph pushers.
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.