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Geneva, Apr 14, 2003

LOT 719

Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual", "Chronometer", Ref. 3372. Produced in the 1940's. Very fine, tonneau-shaped, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with a gold plated Rolex buckle.

CHF 2,200 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 2,200

C. two-body, polished, screwed-down case back and crown. D. champagne with radium-coated Arabic numerals and indexes. "Skeleton" radium-coated hands. M. Cal. 9 3/4''', rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 32 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 4


Movement: 4 - 6*
Dial: 4 -6 - 01


Ref. 3372 This watch was always accompanied by- and sold with a "Bulletin de Marche". The stainless steel models are slightly different than the steel/gold and gold ones. In 1940, the cost of the center-seconds model was higher than the one with small seconds. Similar watches are published in "Collecting Rolex Wristwatches", by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, Genova 2001, pp.135-138-141-166-375-376.