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Rolex Bubble Back Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Semi-Bubbleback 6084
6 200 
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Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 31mm Champagne
Rolex JUNIORSPORT von 1939 Edelstahl Handaufzug Rarität 31 mm
1 999 
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1055
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 33mm Brown
Rolex Ovetto Bubble Back
9 500 
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185
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm
Rolex OYSTER PERPETUAL CHRONOMETER 18K GOLD HONEYCOMB WABENBLATT
7 990 
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689
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 29mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex VTG Rolex Oyster Perpetual Two Tone Bubbleback 5007 29mm...
1 561 
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804
US
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 33mm Gold Arabic numerals
Rolex 3130 Bubble Back Gold 18k Vintage
7 000 
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31
FR
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 36mm White No numerals
Rolex Bubble Back
13 804 
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27
US
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel ca. 32mm
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Rolex Hooded Bubbleback , Werk 2940
9 965 
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DE
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 32mm
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Rolex Bubbleback 14K Pink Gold
3 876 
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US
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 32mm White No numerals
Rolex Bubble Back 18k Rose Gold "Unpolished condition"
5 880 
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186
US
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref. 2940
3 750 
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890
NL
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 17mm Silver
Rolex ロレックス プレシジョン 3458 SS×社外革
867 
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22
JP
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm
Rolex OYSTER PERPETUAL CHRONOMETER 18K GOLD HONEYCOMB WABENBLATT
5 990 
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689
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex 3131 Oyster Perpetual Chronometre “Bubble Back”
4 485 
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11
HK
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 34mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Vintage mount everest Charles Evans...
5 999 
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911
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 34mm White
Rolex Bubble Back OCC
2 800 
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185
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Steel White
Rolex Rare, Oyster Perpetual, semi bubble back
3 675 
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24
NL
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 36mm No numerals
Rolex Datejust 6105 Ovettone cream dial yellow gold 1951
8 550 
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446
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubble Back 14k Gold
4 177 
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186
US
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm Silver
Rolex Bubble Back Ref. unknown
3 250 
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890
NL
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm
Rolex Perpetual Bubble Back Ref. 2940 Vintage
4 200 
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142
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 32mm Pink Arabic numerals
Rolex 1955 Rose Gold And Steel Bubble Back Rose Arabic Dial On...
4 355 
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27
US
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm Silver
Rolex 2764 Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back Chronometer Silver...
5 438 
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11
HK
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back 6084
3 005 
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US
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm Silver
Rolex Bubble Back Steel case 1940
2 650 
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204
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 31mm Gold Arabic numerals
Rolex Vintage BUBBLE BACK Automatic Ref-3372 in 14k Rose Gold
7 380 
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518
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6286 Semi Bubbleback Faceted bezel 1954
2 950 
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446
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm Silver
Rolex Oyster Perpetual - Gelbgold - Armband Leder - 32mm -...
4 949 
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1850
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 29mm White
Rolex Oyster Ref. 3133
4 300 
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890
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Rolex Bubble Back Steel 34mm
Rolex Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6084 Bubble Back Yellow...
4 351 
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285
US
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 31mm Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubbleback 2940
3 702 
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11
US
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 42mm White No numerals
Rolex Bubble Back Hooded Lugs
8 750 
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164
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 35mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Super Oyster, Genève
5 650 
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84
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6285 Demi Bubbleback HoneyComb Dial
4 200 
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204
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Vintage Oyster Perpetual Ref-6085 14 Yellow Gold Bj-1961
4 920 
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518
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback 6085 Honeycomb dial pink...
6 350 
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446
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 32mm Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back - Stahl / Gelbgold -...
4 949 
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1850
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 36mm
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble back Ref. 3131
11 800 
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890
NL
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm Champagne
Rolex Hooded Bubbleback Ovetto
10 500 
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IT
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32,3mm Black
Rolex Ref. 3372 Bubbleback 1947 California Black Dial Ovetto...
3 390 
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467
CH
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 31mm Silver
Rolex OVETTO BUBBLE BACK VINTAGE 31MM IN ORO ROSA 18KT
5 500 
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219
IT
Rolex Bubble Back 32mm
Rolex 1945 Vintage Rolex Bubbleback Ref. 2940 Stainless Steel...
4 138 
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235
US
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubble Back
3 999 
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204
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex Vintage Oyster Chronometre Bubble Back Ref-5015 14k...
4 970 
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518
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34 escluso corona di caricamm No numerals
Rolex Bubbleback 6085 Cloisonné Enamel by “Neptune Two Americas”
69 500 
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446
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6084 Bi-Metal Vintage Just Serviced...
4 493 
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212
UK
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 31mm
Rolex Bubble back Ref. 5010
3 950 
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890
NL
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm White
Rolex Bubbleback
Price on request
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25
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 36mm White No numerals
Rolex big bubble back ref.6105 Officially Red super oyster crown
22 000 
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840
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 33mm Silver Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubble Back Hooded
7 800 
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84
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual honeycomb 25 Year Ford Motors
4 850 
Professional dealer
1998
NL
Rolex Bubble Back 34mm Silver Arabic numerals
Rolex 1952 Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref. 6084 Stainless...
3 441 
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235
US
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold No numerals
Rolex Vintage Bubble Back Ref-3131 14k Yellow Gold Bj-1948
4 970 
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518
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm Roman numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 3131 Chronometer Bubble Back Yellow...
4 550 
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446
IT
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 31mm Gold Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubble Back(14K),Rosegold,Ref.Nr:3372,Automatik,Plexigla...
6 000 
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6
AT
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm Champagne Roman numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback Hooded Lugs Vintage Steel...
8 789 
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1282
US
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 32.2 mmmm
Rolex Bubbleback Ovetto
3 990 
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467
CH
Rolex Bubble Back Steel 34mm Black Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref. 6103 Vintage ''Bubble back''
3 450 
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411
NL
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm Silver
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back
4 950 
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84
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual honeycomb Dial Gold
4 750 
Professional dealer
1998
NL
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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.