5 June 2003
Rolex. A 14K pink gold self-winding water-resistant bubble back wristwatch with sweep center seconds and hooded lugs
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Chronometer, Ref. 3065, circa 1940
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the pink dial with triangular, Roman, baton and Arabic numerals, inner 24-hour display, luminous Mercedes-style hands, sweep center seconds, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant bubble back type case with hooded downturned lugs, screw back and screw down crown, case, dial and movement signed
32 mm. diam.
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Similar examples of this model, reference 3065, are illustrated in The Best of Time - Rolex Wristwatches by James M. Dowling & Jeffrey P. Hess, pp. 99 and 100.
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