Rolex Steel Precision, Ref. 4061 retailed by Bucherers

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Year of issue: 1950s

Reference number: 4061

Serial number: 055XXX

Condition: worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

Brand: Rolex Model: Precision Reference: 4061 Gender: Gents Year: 1950s Material: Steel Dial Color: Original Dial with Bucherers Signature Dimensions: 33mm Watch Movement: Manual-Wind Bracelet/Strap: Brown Strap Box/Paper: Leather Travel Case Condition: Likely Never Polished, Original Finish SKU: 146283

This Rolex Precision, Ref. 4061 was originally retailed by Bucherer, one of the longest running Swiss watch retailed in the world. Rolex has allowed a small number of retailers to stamp their logo on the dial, most notably Bucherer, Beyer and Tiffany. These watches a referred to in the collecting world as Double Stamped and are highly sought after.


Justin Gruenberg


Rolex first concentrated on the quality of the movements. The relentless quest for chronometric precision rapidly led to success. In 1910, a Rolex watch was the first wristwatch in the world to receive the Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision, granted by the Official Watch Rating Centre in Bienne. Four years later, in 1914, Kew Observatory in Great Britain awarded a Rolex wristwatch a class “A” precision certificate, a distinction which until that point in time had been reserved exclusively for marine chronometers. From that date forward, the Rolex wristwatch was synonymous with precision.