Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 546

ROLEX REF. 3055 "PICCOLINO" YELLOW GOLD Rolex, "Chronographe, Anti-Magnetique", case No. 45285, Ref. 3055. Made circa 1939. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K yellow gold small-sized wristwatch with oval button chronograph, register and tachometer.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

HKD 56,000 - 72,000 / USD 7,000 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 10,000

Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, concave lugs. Matte silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer minute/seconds and 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, outermost tachometer scale. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 69, 10 1/2```, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-9-01

Very good


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 30 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.