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Rolex Oyster Perpetual
2940
Rs.275,000
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
1946 Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual ROSE GOLD Bubbleback Salmon 32mm Watch 3131
Rs.342,608
+ Rs.42,815 for shipping
Rolex Datejust 36
6105 Bubble Back 36mm Datejust
Rs.265,628
+ Rs.12,785 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
6084
Rs.203,970
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Rose Gold 18kt 0.750 Ovetto RARE Brevet SUPER OYSTER
Rs.743,695
Free shipping
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085
Rs.570,584
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Bubble Back Oyster Perpetual Officially Certified Chronometer Ref No. 2940
Rs.225,000
Free shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
Rose Gold Big Bubbleback "Ovettone"
Rs.1,861,564
+ Rs.23,270 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085
Rs.501,691
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
5015
Rs.242,003
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
Ref: 6085 Yellow gold Big bubbleback, "Ovettone"
Rs.366,332
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Promoted
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
2764
Rs.456,083
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Promoted
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Oro Rosa
Rs.567,777
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085
Rs.492,384
+ Rs.15,730 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Bubbleback pink on pink for 'Ronchi Milano'
Rs.1,116,938
+ Rs.9,308 for shipping
Rolex
Bubble Back Automatic
Rs.274,581
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
バブルバック Ref.2940 アンティーク品 メンズ 腕時計
Rs.219,852
+ Rs.16,698 for shipping
Rolex Datejust 36
Yellow Gold Datejust Bubble Back Watch Ref. 6105
Rs.1,029,626
+ Rs.10,725 for shipping
Promoted
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
1940' Bubble back 18 KT rose gold ref.3372 California bronze Dial
Rs.2,513,111
+ Rs.13,962 for shipping
Rolex
1946 Oyster 36mm 'Ovettone' aka 'Big Bubbleback' - FULL SET - Steel case - Ref. 5028
Rs.926,128
+ Rs.20,943 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085 Bubbleback Champagne dial gold 18KT 1950’s
Rs.544,507
+ Rs.9,308 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085 Original Box 1952
Rs.1,884,331
+ Rs.4,434 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
Rare 34mm ‘Bubble Back’ 18K Pink Gold
Rs.825,780
+ Rs.6,651 for shipping
Rolex
Oyster Perpetual ref 6284 Pre Explorer Semi Bubble Back Vintage
Rs.735,318
+ Rs.9,215 for shipping
Promoted
Rolex
Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back
Rs.605,008
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Datejust 36
Big Bubble Back 6105 "Red Writing" Dial in Gold on Bracelet with Box & Papers
Price on request
Free shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
セミバブルバック Ref.6084 アンティーク品 メンズ 腕時計
Rs.214,287
+ Rs.16,698 for shipping
Rolex Datejust 36
6105
Rs.1,070,399
+ Rs.24,200 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
3131
Rs.464,460
+ Rs.27,923 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
Bubbleback 6085 Cloisonné Enamel Viking Ship dial 1951’s
Price on request
+ Rs.6,515 for shipping

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14K Yellow Gold 6084 with Red OCC Dial on Leather Strap
Rs.514,813
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Rolex
datejust big bubble back automatico acciaio e oro 1950 ref. 6105
Rs.395,582
+ Rs.7,446 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6107 Big Bubble Back 34mm Automatic Circa 1952
Rs.452,864
+ Rs.7,722 for shipping
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BUBBLEBACK REF. 5028 RED WRITING
Price on request
+ Rs.13,031 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085
Rs.386,275
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085
Rs.269,389
+ Rs.11,132 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
2940
Rs.213,149
+ Rs.12,938 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
bubbleback
Rs.278,304
Free shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
Bubbleback 6085 Cloisonné Enamel “Neptune with Two Americas” 1951’s
Price on request
+ Rs.6,515 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Bubble Back 14kt ref.3131
Rs.372,313
+ Rs.16,754 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
3372
Rs.316,466
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex
Oyster bubbleback
Rs.553,661
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
Yellow Gold Big Bubbleback”Ovettone”
Rs.1,861,564
+ Rs.23,270 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Lady
Rs.288,542
+ Rs.7,446 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
"Bubbleback"
Rs.274,581
+ Rs.13,962 for shipping
Rolex
OYSTER PERPETUAL REF.6105 “OVETTONE” DIAMOND INDEXES
Price on request
+ Rs.13,031 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Bubbleback
Rs.251,021
+ Rs.11,132 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Ref. 2940 40s
Rs.651,547
+ Rs.9,308 for shipping
Rolex Datejust 36
6105
Rs.3,269,869
+ Rs.9,215 for shipping
Rolex Datejust 36
6105
Price on request
+ Rs.6,006 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
Ovetto acciaio laminato 20my con segni alla corona.
Rs.209,426
Excl. shipping
Private Seller
Rolex Datejust 36
6105
Rs.1,349,634
+ Rs.12,100 for shipping
Rolex Datejust 36
6105
Rs.791,165
+ Rs.15,730 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
6084
Rs.343,459
+ Rs.37,231 for shipping
Rolex
BUBBLEBACK OVETTO 2910 HAUSMANN & CO. MILITARY LIMITED vintage Extended bracelet
Rs.726,010
+ Rs.9,215 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
6085
Rs.271,615
+ Rs.11,132 for shipping
Rolex
Ovettone Steel and Gold Bubbleback S&G Ref.6031
Rs.465,391
+ Rs.18,616 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
6084
Rs.274,581
+ Rs.8,377 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
3372
Rs.342,780
+ Rs.10,725 for shipping
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
Ovettone 1958
Rs.856,319
+ Rs.8,284 for shipping
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Rolex Bubbleback – A Case for Innovation

The Rolex Bubbleback is a rare timepiece in the history of watchmaking. Nicknamed for its unmistakable protruding case, this watch captures the style and imagination of the 1930s, a decade when Rolex introduced some of its most daring innovations in horology. Today the Rolex Bubbleback is coveted by serious collectors the world over – not least of all because it is still ticking.

Yet the Bubbleback by Rolex is all the rarer as it was only produced for around twenty years after first appearing in 1933. The intact models seen today are evidence of the high manufacturing standards of Rolex that established the company as industry leaders. What’s more, though none of the models were ever engraved with the Rolex Bubbleback moniker, its reputation as a reliable wristwatch ensured that collectors recognize it on sight – and continue to call it by its endearing nickname. In Italy the Bubbleback is affectionately known as ovetonne or ‘little egg’, and ‘little coffin’ in Hong Kong.


Unique Style of the Bubbleback by Rolex

The Rolex Oyster Bubbleback gets its distinctive rounded case from the unusually thick movement and rotor that, turning on a pivot, sets the winding of the hairspring in motion. It is an ingenious piece of manufacturing that announces itself rather boldly on the wrist as a result of its larger parts.

For horology enthusiasts, the simplicity of the Rolex Bubbleback watch is what makes it a collector’s piece. Together with its unique look, the pure pleasure of telling time without unnecessary embellishment or distraction comes to the fore in the Bubbleback by Rolex. The dial is reserved purely for the hands and Roman numerals, aesthetically reminiscent of the Art Deco movement. As the Bubbleback matured, however, the dial embraced more intricate detailing and style codes.

Rolex Bubbleback watches are available in Rolex Steelium (stainless steel), Rolesor (half gold, half steel) and gold varieties, depending on the wishes of its first owner. The bracelet also has a range of distinctive styles that speak to the personal histories behind each of these vintage timepieces, from steel to textured crocodile leather. Some models also feature expertly woven fabric bracelets that survive to this day.

The case and bezel also deserve special mention, as their design points to developing tastes as well as innovations in manufacturing techniques. Each bezel coveys a unique story with either a smooth, engine-turned style or hooded lugs; while the slight diameter of some Rolex Bubbleback timepieces reveal Rolex’s expansion into the ladies’ watch market in 1941.


The Heart of a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback

For those passionate about the history of timekeeping, the impressive movement in the Rolex Bubbleback is of particular interest. Featuring a balance wheel called a Super Balance that took the Auto-Rotor to new levels of performance; it’s a critical link in the evolution of automatic watches. What’s more, the precursors to Rolex’s iconic Datejust models were also Bubbleback watches, adding another layer to the legend.

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback has stood the test of time in form and function until now – and will remain an icon, well into the future.