Rolex 14k Gold Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback

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This rare vintage solid 14k gold Rolex Oyster Perpetual Chronometer “bubble back” wristwatch is in superb all original and running beautifully.  The classic roman numeral dial has a very slight patina but is in great overall shape and most importantly original Rolex factory printed, never refinished.  The heavy solid gold case is also superb with the original two tone brushed/polished look.   A very fine example of this important piece of matchmaking history, the birthplace of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual series.  Recently serviced and in excellent working condition.

Style: Mid-Century Dress

Circa: 1940's

Case: Three-piece solid 14k gold case with heavy lugs and screw down style crown signed Rolex Oyster.  The bezel and back of the case screw onto an internal threaded movement ring, sandwiching the main body in place.  Hallmarked on the back of the lug at 11:00 and also inside, Rolex Geneva Swiss, Patented, 0,585-14k, R.W.C.Ltd, 3131. Measures 32mm diameter excluding the crown and takes a 17mm strap.

Dial: Original factory printed dial with roman numeral numbers and baton markers signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Chronometer, Swiss Made.

Movement: Pristine Rolex caliber 620 center seconds movement signed on the rotor Rolex Perpetual Chronometer, N29995, Swiss Made Patented, Super-Balance.  Breguet hairspring with patented Rolex balance system, 17 Jewels.  Recently service and in superb condition throughout.