Rolex Bubbleback 1940s Ref 3131 Automatic 32mm 14k Pink Gold Arabic Dial RareRolex
For auction is a rare 1940's Rolex Bubbleback ref 3131 14k 32mm pink gold automatic chronometer rare applied arabic numerals on an original dial. 3131 are rare to find with original dials; the first of them started being made in the 1930's. This is a 1940's example with a generally rare dial: applied arabic numerals. It is a very pink colored 14k gold though the correct SuperOyster crown is yellow gold and a later replacement. The dial has a light/medium patina on the lacquer but is overall nice considering age and originality.
Ref #: 3131
Diameter: 32 mm w/out crown, 35 mm w/crown, 40 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 17 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 17 mm strap)
Height: 15 mm
Power-reserve: 32 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 44 grams
Movement: Rolex A296 automatic chronometer
Strap/Bracelet: Welsbro lambskin brown leather strap made in Italy
Case: 14k pink gold oyster bubbleback case, super oyster yellow gold crown, smooth domed bezel
Dial: Opaline with a patina and applied rose gold arabic numerals, thin baton hands and center seconds
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): case is nice overall, dial has a patina but is good considering age, working and functioning correctly
Box/Papers: Watch only
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