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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 36mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust "Bubble Back" 6105 Officially...
Rp.197,406,552
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254
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Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 32mm Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back - Stahl / Gelbgold -...
Rp.84,953,480
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1907
DE
Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 32mm Pink
Rolex Bubble Back 3725 Pink Gold / 32mm
Rp.60,063,089
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446
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm
Rolex OYSTER PERPETUAL CHRONOMETER 18K GOLD HONEYCOMB WABENBLATT
Rp.137,154,639
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714
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 30mm Champagne No numerals
Rolex Vintage Oyster Bubble Back 6065 in 585/- Gelbgold on...
Rp.159,641,820
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139
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Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 36mm
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubble back Ref. 3131
Rp.202,556,288
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937
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 36mm No numerals
Rolex Datejust 6105 Ovettone cream dial yellow gold 1951
Rp.146,767,480
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476
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 36mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Yellow Gold Semi-Bubble Back Rare Oyster Perpetual...
Rp.450,661,250
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815
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Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 32mm
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Rolex Bubbleback 14K Pink Gold
Rp.65,182,824
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Rolex Bubble Back White gold 34mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6084 18kt White Gold - Unique piece...
Rp.1,287,434,034
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254
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Rolex Bubble Back 18mm Silver
Rolex ロレックス プレシジョン アンティーク cal.1300 3458 手巻き レディース
Rp.8,504,282
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm Silver
Rolex Bubble Back 2764 14k Yellow Gold
Rp.51,480,196
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446
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34mm
Rolex OYSTER PERPETUAL CHRONOMETER 18K GOLD HONEYCOMB WABENBLATT
Rp.94,240,171
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714
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 36mm Silver No numerals
Rolex Bubble Back
Rp.106,427,880
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10
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Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Ref. 2940
Rp.64,371,702
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937
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 34 escluso corona di caricamm No numerals
Rolex Bubbleback 6085 Cloisonné Enamel by “Neptune Two Americas”
Rp.1,193,022,205
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476
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Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 34mm Silver
Rolex Steel & Rose Gold Oyster Perpetual Bubble Back Vintage 3372
Rp.85,124,903
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815
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Rolex Bubble Back Steel 34mm White
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback 6332
Rp.60,080,255
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121
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Rolex Bubble Back Steel 36mm White No numerals
Rolex Bubble Back
Rp.166,838,733
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34
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Rolex Bubble Back 32mm Silver
Rolex ロレックス オイスターパーペチュアル バブルバック K18YG 5048 自動巻き メンズ
Rp.60,107,425
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Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel ca. 32mm
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Rolex Hooded Bubbleback , Werk 2940
Rp.171,057,069
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Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 31mm
Rolex Bubble Back
Rp.169,682,644
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38
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Rolex Bubble Back Steel
Rolex Vintage Bubble Back Sector Dial | Steel | 2940
Rp.112,788,257
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30
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 29mm White
Rolex Oyster Ref. 3133
Rp.73,812,885
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937
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Rolex Bubble Back Yellow gold 32mm Roman numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 3131 Chronometer Bubble Back Yellow...
Rp.78,104,331
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476
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Rolex Bubble Back Rose gold 34mm Silver
Rolex Rose Gold Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback 5048
Rp.139,204,253
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815
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Rolex Bubble Back Steel 32mm Silver No numerals
Rolex 1950s ROLEX Oyster Perpetual Bubbleback Officially...
Rp.49,008,322
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105
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Rolex Bubble Back Gold/Steel 34mm White No numerals
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6084 Bi-Metal Vintage Just Serviced...
Rp.75,110,208
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225
UK
Rolex Bubble Back 18mm Silver
Rolex ロレックス プレシジョン cal.1300 アンティーク 3458 手巻き レディース
Rp.9,160,477
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Rolex Bubble Back Steel 30mm White Arabic numerals
Rolex Oyster Speedking 6056 Bubbleback 30mm Vintage 1952
Rp.42,464,046
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202
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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.