Up for sale is a Rare Rolex 18k Pink Gold “Empire” (Ref 3716) Oyster Perpetual Wristwatch c. 1934.
Case: Round, 18k pink gold case, no. 56420, measures 32mm, and features a screw on crown signed Rolex Oyster and screw on case back with an engraving that reads “Recuerdo de San Julian Diciembre 1946”.
Dial: Signed, silvered dial with gold Arabic numerals and baton indexes, a subsidiary seconds dial at the 6 o’clock position, and pink gold baton hands.
Band: Brown genuine leather band with gold buckle.
Movement: Automatic movement no. N 12518.
Condition: Preowned. In good vintage condition.
The Rolex “Empire” was the first case design using their first self-winding movement, Oyster Perpetual, which first came to market in 1931.
Inventory no. 22286