17 May 1999
Rolex. An unusual 18K gold rectangular wristwatch
Signed Rolex, Prince Precision, Ref. 3937, circa 1940
With rectangular-shaped nickel-finished Chronometer lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic balance, the silvered and gilt dial with Arabic and baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, the rectangular case with curved snap on back, scrolled lugs, case, dial and movement signed
45 mm. long
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A similar model is illustrated in Rolex Wristwatches by Osvaldo Patrizzi, p. 39.
The reference number 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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