ROLEX REF. 4500 MONOBLOCCO LUMINOUS
DIAL YELLOW GOLD
Rolex, "Oyster, Chronograph, Anti-magnetique," case
No. 533670, Ref. 4500. Made circa 1946.
Very fine and rare, tonneau shaped, water-resistant,
18k yellow gold wristwatch with round button
chronograph, register, tachometer and a gold plated
Two-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down
case back and crown.
Matte silver with applied yellow gold dart indexes,
luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second
Arabic markers and tachometer scale, subsidiary
dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, inner
1/5th seconds and minute track. Luminous yellow
gold alpha hands.
Cal. 23, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever
escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating
steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.