Exclusive Timepieces 17 October 2021 | Monaco

Auction Details

It is with great pleasure that we present you our new catalogue of fall 2021. A wonderful journey through the world of watch collecting.

Morning Session:
10:30 AM CEST – lots 100 to 169
Afternoon Session:
2:30 PM CEST – lots 170 to 288

267 Rolex Extremely Rare and Oversize Precision Wristwatch in Steel, Reference 3675, With Two-Tone Dial

Estimate: € 20,000 –⁠ 40,000

Sold € 24,700

Lot Description

Model: Precision
Reference: 3675
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Year: 1944
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 10’’'
Case N°: 278508
Dimensions: 37.5 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

The present lot is one of the greatest Rolex steel oversized Calatrava time-only ever produced by crowned brand, with its 37.5 mm diameter wide: it is something uncommon for Rolex standards considering the stylish and elegant concave lugs, apparently a bit less massive if compared to the rest of the whole case. In the last years, this three-body very thin case in steel has been preserved with obsessive cure by one of the biggest Rolex collectors and this is testified by the quality of the edges and the crispness of the serial numbers on the back. The dial is definitely rare and matches perfectly with the material of the case given its two-tone color which has aged nicely conferring a charming patina with gilt Arabic numerals and dot markers, guilloché sunk subsidiary seconds and pink gold baton hands. Totally groundbreaking and unconventional, this lot is a must-have for every watch aficionados who aspire to possess a collection of absolute level for rarity and above all quality.