6 December 2002
This Lot has no reserve
Rolex. A 14K gold self-winding water-resistant bubble back wristwatch with sweep center seconds
Signed Rolex, Oyster-Perpetual, Ref. 3372, circa 1946
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered matte dial with applied Arabic and dagger numerals, dauphine hands, sweep center seconds, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant bubble back type case with engraved inscription to the screw back, screw down crown, machined bezel with hour indexes, case, dial and movement signed
32 mm. diam.
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Production of this model, reference 3372, began in 1940.
Similar examples of this model are illustrated in The Best of Time - Rolex Wristwatches by James M. Dowling and Jeffrey P. Hess, pp. 90 and 92.
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