Lot No. 135 (91st Auction)
Rolex "Oyster Perpetual Chronometer", Movement No. N8475, Case No. 315417, Ref. 3372, 32 mm, circa 1945

An attractive rare automatic Rolex "bubble back" with extensive documentation
Case: steel, screw back, screwed "Rolex Oyster" winding crown, reeded index bezel, flexible riveted steel "Oyster" bracelet "I/62". Dial: silvered, luminous Arabic numerals, centre seconds, blued luminous hands. Movm.: rotorwind movement, rhodium-plated, ground, "patented super balance".

The documentation of this watch is likely to be quite unique considering its age. It includes the following papers:
- a bill of sale from 12.06.1945, made ​​out to Lt. Richard K. Schroeder
- the original warranty card by Rolex Geneva from 12.06.1945
- the original transition receipt dated 06.04.1945 for the used mechanism N8475
- the official explanation for the "Bulletin de Mârche"
- a leakproofness certificate of Rolex Geneva
- three deposit receipts for invoice amount of USD 267.50
- a confirmation of the transfer by Credit Suisse in New York on 17.08.1945
- two documents attesting to the delivery of the cash payment to Credit Suisse (return receipt)
Estimate  6,500 - 8,000 €

Price Realised  7,500 €
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