18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
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  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940
  • Load image into Gallery viewer, 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940

18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual, Bubbleback chronometer, reference 3065 wristwatch. Circa 1940

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  • Brand: Rolex
  • Circa: 1940
  • Model: Oyster Perpetual
  • Reference: 3065
  • Calibre: A260
  • Movement: Automatic
  • Material: 18ct yellow gold
  • Features/complications: Bubbleback and hooded lugs
  • Dial: Two-tone pink dial with outer outer railway five minute divisions featuring luminous baton hour markers and Arabic quarters with luminous "Mercedes" hands and sweep centre centre seconds 
  • Case dimensions: 32 mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Leather strap
  • Accessories: N/A
  • Web reference: 2556

Essay: Rolex presented the hooded Bubbleback in 1938 to the patent authority in Geneva. In 1939, Rolex subsequently released the first smooth finished hooded bubble back and bears the reference 3065.