Important Collector's, Watches, Wrist...

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 56

Rolex Oyster Perpetual, "Chronomètre", Ref. 3133, 1940's.Fine tonneau-shaped center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and pink gold gentleman's wristwatch. Accompanied by a stainless steel Rolex buckle.

CHF 3,200 - 3,600

USD 1,800 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 4,140

C. three-body, bicolor, polished and brushed, pink gold bezel and winding crown, steel case, screw-down case back and crown. D. two-tone pink with radium-coated indexes and Arabic numerals. "Bâton" radium-coated blued-steel hands. M. Cal. 9 3/4''' rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial, case, and movement signed.Diam. 32 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4


Movement: 4 - 7*
Dial: 4 - 5 - 01


Ref. 3133Production of this reference in the 1930's and 1940's, in stainless steel and gold only.Similar watches are published in "Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches", by OSVALDO PATRIZZI, Guido Mondani Editore, Genova, 1998, pp. 127 and 279.