1949 Rolex Oyster Rare “Bombay” Bubble Back Ref. 5018 by Serpico Y Laino
PRICE : ￥698,000(税別)
SALE PRICE : ￥680,000(税別)
Rolex Oyster “Bombay” Bubbleback, Ref. 5018. The first generation Bombay model, with the same movement as the bubbleback, Cal. NA.
The round, puffy looking caseback is reminiscent of the bubbleback of the same period. With applied wedge indexes and a small crown over the powdery white dial is reminiscent of the later semi-bubbleback. This is a rare co-branded model with the Venezuelan Jeweler Serpico Y Laino, which is also known for co-branding with other Rolex sports models and Patek Philippe and more.
|Model name||Bombay Bubble Back|
|Year of Manufacture||1949|
|Caliber||9 3/4L - 630|
|Case type||Screw-back, water-resistant|
|Type of Indices||Embossed & Luminous|
|Belt||Non-original (lug width: 19mm), Horween cordovan|
|Other details||Case: some minor scratches and ageing, but still retains its characteristic case shape.
Dial: The dial has been evenly textured and aged. The radium luminescence of the time has been preserved.
Movement: good winding and screwing, accuracy is about 30 seconds per day.