29 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 4,370
USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
ROLEX. AN 18 CARAT PINK GOLD SELF-WINDING WATERPROOF BUBBLE BACK WRISTWATCH
signed rolex, oyster perpetual, circa 1940
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered matt dial with baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, the tonneau water-resistant-type bubble back case with engine-turned bezel with chased hour markers, screw down crown and screw back, case, dial and movement signed.
32 mm. diam.
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