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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 173

ROLEX REF. 3065 HOODED BUBBLE BACK PINK GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Chronometer, case No. 270218, Ref. 3065. Made circa 1944. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with hooded lugs and an 18K pink gold Rolex link bracelet with deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, hooded lugs, inclined bezel, screw-down case back and crown. D. Matte silver with applied pink gold Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track. Pink gold baton hands. M. Cal. Cal. 9 3/4???, rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 32 x 40 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.

USD 7,000 - 10,000

HKD 54,000 - 75,000 / CHF 6,700 - 9,500

Sold: USD 32,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01



HANDS Original