LOADING IMAGES
Click to full view

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 77

ROLEX FOR MAPPIN, LONDON REF. 3065/3159,BUBBLE BACK HOODED “ CALIFORNIA DIAL, STAINLESS STEEL AND YELLOW GOLD , RETAILED BY MAPPIN , LONDON

Stainless steel and yellow gold, self-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with rigid hooded lugs, screwed case-back, centre-seconds and silver dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, so-called “California Dial”.

Brand Rolex

Model “Oyster Perpetual” “Chronometre”; made for Mappin, London

Reference 3065 / 3159

Year Circa 1938

Movement No. 31 854

Calibre  11 ½ ’’’, with “Super-Balance”

Case No.  56 996

Bracelet Brown leather strap, gold plated Rolex buckle

Dimensions 39.7 x 32 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

HKD 30,000 - 50,000

CHF 3,750 - 6,250 / USD 3,850 - 6,400

Sold: HKD 55,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*

Good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original