Vintage Rolex Oyster Army ref# 3139 circa 1940’s


Vintage Rolex Oyster Army model ref 3139 circa early 1940’s. Featuring a 30 x 35mm thick cushion shaped Oyster case with side flat bezel with sloped sides, heavy faceted lugs, and screw down case back and period screw down crown. Exceptional condition example with never polished frosty finish case, acrylic crystal, and with nicely restored antique salmon dial with patina’d luminous arabic indexes and matching lume pencil style hands. Powered by 17 jewel manual wind caliber 10 1/2 hunter movement with sweep seconds and with correct period Oyster crown.

Fully serviced and left unpolished and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. Offered on your choice of sporty or exotic leather strap.

This is a fairly scarce and popular circa early 1940’s model produced during the WWII era in tribute to the patriotic spirit of the war era. No history of actual military use, this model nonetheless has always been a popular collector’s model with its bold, chunky, and substantial case design and distinctive model name. Typically seen with considerable wear and case back corrosion, the current example is in remarkably pristine condition.

Your purchase includes our signature fine leather watch pouch, ideal for travel and storage, a $55.00 value.


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