Rolex ref 4500 Chronographe Antimagnetic circa 1946


A scarce and early Rolex Chronograph ref# 4500 circa 1946. Featuring a 35mm diameter Oyster case with screw down case back, round chronograph pushers, and with beautifully restored antique salmon dial. Featuring a very clean case with screw down crown and case back. The previously polished case is great shape and free of any corrosion or personalized case back engraving.  This reference # is one of the earliest of the Rolex chronographs and of course an early precursor to the modern Rolex Daytona.

Featuring a robust design Oyster case, with acrylic dome crystal, and with restored salmon 2 register dial with scales for tachometer and for telemeter. With presumed original blued steel baton hands which match the non luminous dial. Dial signed Rolex Oyster Chronograph Antimagnetic SWISS MADE.

Powered by Valjoux caliber 23 manual wind movement with constant seconds at 9 o’clock and 30 minute register at 3 o’clock.  Just back from service and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. This fine early Rolex Oyster chronograph is complete with an early stretch link Oyster bracelet with date code for 1960. Guaranteed genuine and offered with our 1 year warrantee of a accurate time keeping and operation.

A rarely seen early Oyster Chronograph, pre to the so called “pre Daytonas.” just back from a full service. Guaranteed genuine as described and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. A scarce, handsome and substantial watch.

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