6 December 2002
Rolex. A 14K pink gold self-winding water-resistant bubble back wristwatch with sweep center seconds
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Chronometer, Ref. 3131, circa 1946
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered matte dial with luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, sweep center seconds, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant bubble back type case with raised, flat bezel, screw back and screw down crown, case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. diam.
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Similar examples of this model, reference 3131, are illustrated in The Best of Time - Rolex Wristwatches by James M. Dowling and Jeffrey P. Hess, pp. 87 and 89.
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