Description

    Rolex Ref. 2920 Rare Stainless Steel Antimagnetic Chronograph Circa 1937 With Flexible Lugs
    Case: stainless steel, snap case back, hooded lugs, flexible lugs, oval pushers, 33 mm, No. 031794
    Dial: silver, outer tracks for tachy-telemetre, engine turned subsidiary dial at 9 o'clock for seconds, engine turned subsidiary dial at 3 o'clock for 30 min chronograph counter, luminous numerals at 12 and 6, luminous baton indexes, luminous blued steel baton hands, signed Rolex Antimagnetic, base of the dial signed "Fab. Suisse"
    Movement: caliber 13''', nickel plated lever movement, 17 jewels, manual winding
    Signed: dial, case and movement all signed Rolex

    Note: The reference 2920 is part of a very small number of "non-oyster" chronographs produced in the mid 1930's. Examples are very rare and distinguished by their avant-garde case shapes and oval chronograph buttons.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Rolex Ref. 2920 Rare Stainless Steel Antimagnetic Chronograph Circa 1937 With Flexible Lugs
    Model: Ref. 2920
    Dial: silver
    Hands; luminecent, blue steel
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case No: 031794
    Case Info: snap case back, hooded lugs, flexible lugs
    Case Length: 37 mm
    Case Width: 33 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: caliber 13''', nickel plated lever movement, 17 jewels, manual winding
    Band: black strap
    Circa: 1937
    Condition: case is good overall, lugs were formerly soldered to be rigid but are now restored to be mobile, dial is original with spotting and toning, movement good and running, cleaning is recommended, "seventeen" etched by hand on the center bridge and "robot watch, unadjusted" on the escape wheel bridge


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    May, 2015
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