• Lot 63

    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch

    SIGNED ROLEX, ANTI-MAGNETIC, REF. 3858, CASE NO. 048016, CIRCA 1938

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    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch
    Signed Rolex, Anti-Magnetic, ref. 3858, case no. 048016, circa 1938
    With mechanical movement, 17 jewels, silvered matte dial, luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, Arabic five minute divisions, outer blue tachymetre scale, two engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, circular case, straight lugs, snap on back, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, stainless steel Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    32 mm. diam.


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    The present watch is a rare and charming example of a pre-war chronograph by Rolex. Trained eyes will notice that the luminous material to the numerals and hands has naturally aged and has left its marks on the dial, as the watch has probably not been used for a long time.

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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.