Exclusive Timepieces 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

172 Rolex Fine and Historic, Bubbleback, Water-resistant Automatic Wristwatch in Steel and Gold, With Hooded Lugs, Exceptional Bubble Rolex Box, Reference 3065

Estimate: € 3,000 –⁠ 6,000

Sold € 9,100

Model: Bubble back
Reference: 3065
Case Material: Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold
Year: 1940’s
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 9 3/4
Dimensions: 31 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Double Box

Rolex Bubbleback is one of the most versatile models ever produced by the brand: among the most sought-after variants of the legendary “bubble back” series, this very nice hooded lugs reference 3065, furthermore, stands out by its attractive combination of a stainless steel and yellow-gold case. The three-body steel case is solid and presents a smooth, concave gold bezel, screw down back and crown and gold cachet lugs. The mat silver dial has gained a supercool patina and bears luminous pointed dagger and Arabic numbers with outer five minutes’ division, hands with luminous material and second at six o’clock. Moreover it is also equipped with an Oyster, riveted bracelet and, most important, with two exceptional and historically important Rolex box with an incredible charm and beauty.