Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 15, 2015

LOT 158

ROLEX REF. 3372 BUBBLE BACK PINK GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Chronometer," case No. 426080, Ref. 3372. Made in 1946. Fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, water-resistant, self-winding, 18K pink gold Chronometer wristwatch with an 18K pink gold Rolex link bracelet (clasp separated). Accompanied by the original Chronometer Certificate, guarantee (now void), Oyster guarantee and correspondence from Rolex, Geneva, and original bill of sale.

USD 6,000 - 8,000

HKD 47,000 - 62,000 / CHF 6,000 - 8,000

Sold: USD 7,500

Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated engine-turned bezel, screwed-down case back and crown. Copper color with applied pink gold Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute track. Pink baton hands. Cal. 9 ½```, rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, super balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-19



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 32 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm. Lots 157-159 The 3 examples were purchased on October 25, 1946 from MONTRES ROLEX S.A. in Geneva, Switzerland. They have since remained in the family and have allowed all 3 of the pieces to survive with their respective paperwork intact.