5 June 2003
Rolex. A stainless steel self-winding water-resistant bubble back wristwatch
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Ref. 2764, circa 1940
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered matte dial with luminous triangular, Roman, baton and Arabic numerals, luminous Mercedes-style hands, subsidiary seconds, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant bubble back type case with screw back and screw down crown, together with a stainless steel Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
32 mm. diam.
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Similar examples of this model, reference 2764, are illustrated in The Best of Time - Rolex Wristwatches by James M. Dowling & Jeffrey P. Hess, pp. 84 and 87.
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