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Rolex Oyster Ref. 4499, 1946

Rolex Oyster Ref. 4499, 1946

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Regular price $3,233.00
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The Rolex Oyster, one of the most famous horological timepieces of the twentieth century, in a lovely early example. This stunning steel Rolex Oyster, reference 4499, was made in 1946 and features an attractive, minimalist dial as well as a recently serviced Rolex manual wind movement. Its 35mm diameter is perfect for men and women who want a more subtle look in their vintage timepieces.

The polished steel tonneau case features a screw-down back and crown. Overall this is a beautiful Rolex dress watch, appropriate for first-time Rolex buyers or dyed in the wool collectors!

Technical & Condition: 

Presented in overall fair condition. The dial was possibly refinished in the past. Overall it's in fair shape with patina present 11-2 and 5-6 on the outer edges of the dial. The case remains in fair shape for its age and the movement, which has just returned from service is clean and in good working order. Finally, the watch is fitted with a new, 3rd party leather strap.

  • Case size (exc. crown): 35mm
  • Case material: Steel
  • Movement: Serviced, Rolex manual wind movement
  • Strap/bracelet: 3rd-party leather strap
  • Box and papers: Our own

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Key Information

Rolex Oyster Ref. 4499, 1946

Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Rolex
  • Model: Oyster
  • Ref.: 4499
  • Year: 1946
  • SKU: 1742


  • Movement Calibre:
  • Movement Type: Manual
  • Case Size: 35mm

Box and Papers:

  • Our Own

Condition Report

This attractive Rolex Oyster has endured the test of time and still looks current and fashionable today. Not only will this be a gorgeous everyday wearer, but it will also have the potential to be a good long-term investment. If you have any further questions about this watch, please contact a member of our knowledgeable staff.

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