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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 51

ROLEX REF. 3131 BUBBLE BACK PINK GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer, Ref. 3131. Made circa 1940. Fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with a pink gold plated Rolex buckle.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, polished inclined bezel, screw down case back and crown. D. Brushed salmon with polished Arabic quarters and dart indexes, outer minute divisions. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 9 3/4???, rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 32 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

HKD 33,000 - 53,000

USD 4,000 - 7,000 / EUR 3,300 - 5,200

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-9-41



Repolished, edges preserved

Movement: 3-60*


Plating slightly deteriorated

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-53-07

Very good


HANDS Replaced