Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco

Auction Details

Include Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu.

105 Rolex Datejust Big Bubbleback “ovettone”, Ref. 6105, Steel and Gold

Estimate: € 2,000 –⁠ 3,000

Sold € 2,600

Lot Description

Model: Big Bubbleback
Material: Steel, gold
Reference N°: 6105
Year: Circa 1952
Case N°: 904167
Caliber: A296
Bracelet: Rolex steel and gold jubilee
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, case, movement and bracelet

From its launch, this highly charismatic and attractive ref. 6105 model, stood out from Rolex’s product lineup thanks to a larger case measuring 36 mm diameter, exceptionally large compared to most other watches made during this era. Named “Big Bubbleback” and “Ovettone” by collectors, this example is offered in its rarest version steel/gold. Vintage appeal as well as for contemporary taste.

Montre Rolex, en or et acier, « Ovettone » ou « Big Bubbleback », réf. 6105. Contemporaine et vintage à la fois, ce modèle charismatique dans sa version or et acier avec cadran noir.