Rolex Vintage Models (Other)

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Year of manufacture 
    1945
  • Lot number 
    54392
  • Case material 
    Steel
  • Diameter 
    35
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Other

Description

Rolex Ref 2508 Two Register 'Chronographe Anti-Magnetiqe' in Steel with Valjoux 22, Circa 1945 Case: Three-body, polished and brushed, rectangular chronograph pushers, flat bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back. Dial: Matte silver with applied gold Arabic numerals and gold dart indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register. Gold epee hands. Movement: Manual, Cal. Valjoux 22, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, bimetallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Band: Brown leather, original steel buckle Signed: Dial, case, movement and buckle signed Rolex. This rare and beautiful Rolex Ref 2508 in steel comes from the family of the original owner, and is thus being offered for sale for the very first time. The owner purchased the watch new in Switzerland, thus the dial has the French 'Chronographe' & 'Anti-Magnetique' script and contains the legendary Valjoux 22 movement.