Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

LOT 110

Ref. 3484, chronograph, minute counter, silver dial; “Antimagnetique”; stainless steel

HKD 110,000 - 166,140

USD 14,300 - 21,420 / CHF 13,300 - 19,910

Sold: HKD 137,500

Stainless steel, manual-winding, round-shaped, anti-magnetic, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, silver colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
  • 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres and telemeter scale graduated for a kilometre
  • Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-11-01


Slightly oxidized

Slightly worn

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model “Antimagnetique”

Reference 3484

Year Circa 1939

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 047 716

Bracelet dark brown leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 32.9 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 13’’’ (based on Valjoux 23 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box (Ref. 67.00.3)


Rolex, Ref. 3484
This reference was produced from 1939 to 1949, in stainless steel and in gold.
  • Patrizzi, Osvaldo, Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches, Genova, Guido Mondani Editions, 2001, pp. 406, 407 and 483.