12 May 2014
Rolex. A very rare and attractive 18K gold automatic bubble back wristwatch with black lacquer California dial and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Chronometer, ref. 3130, case no. 1'320, circa 1941
Cal. 9 3/4'''automatic movement, black lacquer dial, luminous Arabic, Roman, baton and dagger numerals, luminous hands, outer railway minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, tonneau-shaped water-resistant bubble back type case, smooth bezel, screw back, screw down crown, 18K gold expandable Rolex bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
32 mm. diam.
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The present watch is a fine example of the rare reference 3130 and the much sought-after "California" dial, featuring half Arabic and half Roman numerals. Preserved in wonderful condition the case back still retains its case number and Rolex crown.
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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