Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 128

Ref. 3529, chronograph, minute counter, pink dial; “Antimagnetic”; 18K pink gold

CHF 16,300 - 21,700

EUR 15,000 - 20,000 / USD 17,900 - 23,900 / HKD 140,000 - 186,000

Sold: CHF 21,250

18K pink gold, manual-winding, vertical rectangular square-shaped, anti-magnetic, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, square bezel, pink colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces) with telemeter scale graduated in an Archimedean spiral for 1 000 metres
· 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: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model “Antimagnetic”

Reference 3529

Year circa 1940

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 51 852

Material 18K pink gold

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Caliber 10’’’ ½ (based on Valjoux 69 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Height 34.8 mm.

Width 25.4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement


Rolex, Ref. 3529

This reference 3529 was produced in very few examples from 1939 to 1942 and was available in stainless steel as well as in 18K pink and 18K yellow gold.


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

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