SERVICED CIRCA 1940 MEN'S OVERSIZE ROLEX 18KYG AUTOMATIC DRESS WRISTWATCH -- REF 4134
A rare, circa 1940's men's oversize Rolex dress watch in solid 18 karat yellow gold with Reference 4134. What makes this watch rare is its large size for the era and its automatic movement. This very special Rolex has a fully-concealed automatic "Bubbleback" movement, which is extremely rare for a snapback (non-Oyster) Rolex wristwatch. Other features of this very special watch include a solid 18K yellow gold case with large teardrop lugs, an original unrestored white dial with applied gold Arabic markers and original gold hands, and an acrylic crystal. The strap on this watch is a brand new DeBeer Genuine Crocodile in black with a genuine, signed Rolex solid 18K yellow gold buckle. The case measures 37mm in diameter. A genuine, period-correct Rolex box is included.
Condition: This watch has been fully serviced by seller recently, and this servicing was performed per factory service protocols using genuine factory parts. The overall condition of the watch is excellent with the case showing relatively modest, age-appropriate wear. The dial and hands have developed an age-appropriate patina, and the acrylic crystal is in perfect condition. The genuine crocodile strap is brand new, and the genuine Rolex 18K yellow gold buckle is in excellent condition. The genuine vintage Rolex box is in excellent condition.
MODEL Oyster Perpetual
REF # 4134
AGE Circa 1940
CASE MATERIAL Solid 18K Yellow Gold
CASE DIMENSIONS 37mm diameter X 45mm lug to lug
BEZEL Smooth bezel
MOVEMENT TYPE Original Rolex Chronometer-grade automatic (self-winding) movement
DIAL Original white dial with age appropriate patina
HANDS Original gold hands
STRAP 19mm Black Genuine Crocodile strap in new, unworn condition with signed, solid 18K yellow gold Rolex buckle
BOX & PAPERS Period-correct genuine Rolex box in excellent condition. No paperwork is included.
Note: The listing photos have a small watermark in the center.