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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 244

ROLEX - REF. 2940 - STEEL - BUBBLE BACK Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Chronometer," Ref. 2940. Made in the 1940's. Fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Oyster expansion bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Satine silver with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute/seconds track. Luminous blued steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 9 ½???, rhodium-plated, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, super balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, rotor with 6 jewels. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 32 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

USD 4,000 - 5,000

CHF 3,100 - 3,800 / EUR 2,800 - 3,500

Sold: USD 3,750

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-53-01



HANDS Original