Exclusive Timepieces 31 October 2020 | Monaco

Auction Details

Morning Session:
Lots 1 – 100, starting at 10:30 AM CET
Afternoon Session:
Lots 101 – 264, starting at 2:30 PM CET

Monaco Legend Group is focusing, in this Autumn Auction Catalogue, to offer a variety of beautiful timepieces where the winning point has to be the combination between rarity, quality and price.

86 Rolex Fine and Historic Bubbleback Water-resistant Automatic Wristwatch in Yellow Gold and Steel, Reference 3065, Hooded Lugs

Estimate: € 10,000 –⁠ 20,000

Lot Description

Model: Bubbleback
Reference: 3065
Case Material: Yellow Gold and steel
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold and steel
Year: 1945
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 9 3/4″
Case N°: 385900
Dimensions: 32 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement

Among the most sought-after variants of the legendary “bubble back” series, this first generation hooded lugs reference 3065, furthermore, stands out by its attractive combination of a stainless steel and pink-gold case. The first thing that hits the viewer is the great conditions of preservation of the case and of the grain of rice bracelet. The original and un-restored two-tone dial has the valuable “California” dial with sweep center seconds in original and un-restored conditions with Roman numerals on the upper half and Arabic numerals on the lower part. Moreover, in the inner disc is located 24 hours indication of the time, definitely unusual and rare to be found.