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1940's Rolex Vintage Oyster Perpetual Bubble Bubbleback Ref. 3065, Gold & Stainless Steel - Hooded Model

SKU: 21-183866



PRISTINE Merchandise is in “like new” condition. There are no signs of wear or any other visible imperfections.  EXCELLENT Merchandise is in exceptionally good condition with very little wear. Any imperfections are described in detail.  VERY GOOD: Merchandise is in very good condition for its age. Older items may exhibit very light patina and wear relative to the age of the product, and more contemporary items will be just short of “excellent”. GOOD: Merchandise is in good condition and typically will appear mildly to moderately used. There may be some surface scratches and/or other imperfections. Older items may exhibit patina and wear related to their age. Please review the item listing for specific details regarding condition.


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Today's offering features a very rare model 3065 hooded Bubbleback made in the 1940's. Produced in very limited numbers, these "rigid hooded" watches are one of the most desirable Bubbleback models and contrast the plainer Oyster watches. All of the parts are original to the watch down to all of the hands and crown. The solid gold and steel case is in excellent condition. The Rolex + Oyster crown screws down fully, and has a half turn of thread life left. The dial has been previously restored. Please inquire if you would like a new high quality restoration performed on it. It has just been freshly serviced and is running very true.


Model: Ref. 3065, Rigid Hooded Bubbleback

Functions: Hours, Minutes, Sweep Seconds, Automatic

Dial: Silver, gold Arabic and dart markers and luminous batons, luminous dots, signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual, previously restored

Hands: Original, gold "alphas" with original blue steel seconds

Movement type: Signed Rolex, 9 3/4"' rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, Super balance balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring

Bracelet: Calf leather, brand new. Please inquire if you would like a new high quality strap installed.

Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition

Return Policy: 7 days from the day it is received

SKU: 21-183866
Accompanied by: Rolex
Bracelet/Strap: Calf leather
Color: Silver
Watch Movement: Automatic
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Authenticity Details: Rolex
Case Dimensions (in mm): 32mm wide
Primary Material: Gold & Stainless Steel

Domestic and international shipping is by FedEx. All shipments are fully insured.

Please contact Portero Customer Care Department for a return authorization, and ship back item within 7 days of receipt. Items must be properly packaged in comparable box, and in unworn condition.


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Since its beginning in 1905 as a London watch distributor, Rolex has embodied all that is reliable, functional, and beautiful in a timepiece. Whether swimming across the English Channel, fighting alongside James Bond, or accessorizing the world’s leading dignitaries, Rolex’s precision and unique manufacturing tactics have long been admired and rewarded. Rolex’s use of the finest materials and craftsmanship has transfixed the world, creating an iconic symbol of great success. Every Rolex is under the Portero Promise, guaranteeing authenticity and quality.

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