Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 393

ROLEX REF. 3131 ?BASEBALL? BUBBLE BACK PINK GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer, No. 72364 (re-engraved), 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.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

USD 3,500 - 5,500 / EUR 2,500 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 6,250

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, polished inclined bezel, screw down case back and crown. D. Silver with painted baseball scene, painted arabic numerals, 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.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-51-01-05

Very good

Partially reprinted

HANDS Original

HANDS Luminous material reapplied