New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1999
ROLEX. A STAINLESS STEEL AND 9K PINK RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH
signed rolex, model prince chronometer, reference no. 3937, circa 1945
With rectangular nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, mono-metallic balance, protective balance guard, micrometer regulator, the gilt dial with arabic and baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, the stainless steel rectangular case with 9k pink scrolled lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed.
Formerly in the collection of Hans Ravenborg. Sold Christie's London, September 30, 1997, lot 243.
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The 3937 with scrolled lugs is the last Prince model produced by Rolex and was introduced into the market in the early 1940's.
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