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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Rose gold Black United Kingdom, London
Rolex 14ct rose gold 'Bubble back' with steel caseback
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Rolex Rose gold 32mm Black Arabic numerals United Kingdom, Somerset
Rolex Oyster perpetual bubbleback
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Rolex Steel 32mm Gold Arabic numerals
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Rolex Datejust 36 36mm Champagne
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yellow gold 33mm United Kingdom, LONDON
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Rolex Datejust 36 Yellow gold 36mm Silver No numerals United Kingdom, London
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34 Gold/Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual tutone original dial c. 1953-54
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Rolex Steel 30mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Speedking 6056 Bubbleback 30mm Vintage 1952
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Rolex Rose gold 32mm Champagne Roman numerals United Kingdom, London
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback 14ct Pink Gold 1948
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 30mm
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back 2940 Original Dial Watch
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 32mm Champagne Roman numerals
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel 32mm Silver
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 32mm Silver
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 2940 Bubbleback Radium Dial Mens Watch
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Rolex Steel 32mm Silver Arabic numerals United Kingdom, West Yorkshire
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 2764 Super Precision Bubble Back c.1942
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Rolex Datejust 36 Yellow gold 36mmmm Silver United Kingdom, London
Rolex Yellow Gold Datejust Semi-Bubble Back Vintage 6075
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 34mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34mm Silver Dial
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Rolex Datejust 36 Yellow gold 36mm White No numerals
Rolex Datejust Ovettone Big Bubbleback Steel & Gold Roulette Date
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34 34mm Black
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel White
Rolex 31mm Vintage Watch Yellow Gold Shell White Dial Automati...
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 34mm White
Rolex 35623: Rolex Vintage 1953 Oyster Perpetual, Ref. 6084
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34 Yellow gold 34mm Silver
Rolex Ref 6085 Oyster Perpetual, Silver Honey Comb dial, 14K...
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yellow gold 32mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubble Back 14k Gold
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel 34mm White No numerals United Kingdom, Manchester
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Rolex Rose gold 34mm Silver United Kingdom, London
Rolex Rose Gold Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback 5048
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Rolex Yellow gold 36mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Ref 6105 Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback 36mm 1951Manufacture
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34mm Silver Arabic numerals
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel White
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Rose gold 36mm
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34 Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34
£2,498
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Rose gold 32mm White No numerals
Rolex Bubble Back 18k Rose Gold "Unpolished condition"
£5,825
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel White
Rolex 5015 Bubble Back 1948
£3,020
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
£2,848
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel 32mm Champagne Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
£3,784
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 34mm White No numerals
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£3,710
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Rose gold 32mm Silver Arabic numerals
Rolex 1946 Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Bubbleback" Ref....
£5,609
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 34mm Yellow No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
£3,425
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel 32mm Yellow Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubble Back
£3,624
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34mm
Rolex Oyster 6094
£4,099
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel 32mm Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back
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Rolex Datejust 36 Steel 36mm White
Rolex Datejust Bubbleback Vintage 6305 Men's Automatic Watch...
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Rolex Steel 32mm Silver Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback 32mm Leather Swiss Automatic...
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Rolex Datejust 36 Steel 36mm White No numerals
Rolex Datejust Oyster Perpetual Very Rare 36mm Bubble Back...
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Rolex Rose gold 23.8mm Silver
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Rolex 24mm Silver No numerals
Rolex 1957 Vintage Rolex Bubbleback Ladies Ref. 5003 14k...
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Rolex Datejust 36 Yellow gold 36mm White No numerals
Rolex Datejust 36mm Vintage Bubbleback Circa 1957 White Dial...
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Rolex Steel Orange
Rolex Bubble back
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 32mm White
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Officially Certified Chronometer...
£3,344
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Gold/Steel 32mm
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back
£3,879
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Rolex Datejust Steel 36mm Champagne
Rolex Datejust Bubbleback Vintage 6305 Men's Automatic Watch...
£5,911
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Steel 32mm Blue Arabic numerals
Rolex Bubble Back Oyster Perpetual Chronometer Military Watch...
£3,906
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Rolex Datejust 36 Gold/Steel 36mm Brown No numerals
Rolex Datejust 36 tropical brown bubble back serviced
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34 Yellow gold 34mm Silver
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Original Honey Comb 18K Yellow Gold...
£4,271
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34mm Silver Arabic numerals
Rolex 1953 Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Reference 6084 14k...
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 34 Yellow gold 34mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Demi Bubbleback Gold Full Set Garanty and bulletin de...
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Rolex Rose gold 32mm Pink Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual
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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.