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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LOT 140

ROLEX REF. 3055 "PICCOLINO" Rolex, ?Chronograph, Anti-Magnetique?, case No. 789901, Ref. 3055. Made circa 1950. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K pink gold small-sized wristwatch with oval button chronograph, register and tachometer with a gold plated Rolex buckle. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, concave lugs. D. Matte silver with applied pink gold diamond-shaped indexes, outer minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, outermost tachometer scale. Pink gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. 69, 10 1/2''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 30 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

USD 11,000 - 16,000 / EUR 8,500 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 11,875

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01



HANDS Original