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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 48

ROLEX REF. 2940 BUBBLE BACK STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Chronometer, Ref. 2940. Made in the 1940's. Fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex buckle. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, screwdown case back and crown. D. Brushed silver with painted Arabic and baton indexes, minutes/seconds track with 5 minute Arabic numerals. Blued steel epee 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.

HKD 7,000 - 12,000

USD 900 - 1,500 / EUR 700 - 1,200

Sold: HKD 9,375


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-8-41

Good

Slightly scratched

Repolished, edges preserved

Movement: 3-60*

Good

Plating slightly deteriorated

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-9-10-53-01

Good

Scratched

Patinated

Reprinted

HANDS Original