1940s steel vintage Rolex Oyster watch (3901)
An early stainless steel vintage Rolex Oyster watch. The mid-size case measures 30 mm in diameter, with a Rolex Oyster winding crown. The case is signed Rolex, Geneve Suisse, Brevete, reference 4820 and numbered between the lugs, dating the watch to 1947. The manual wind movement is signed Rolex Precision, Swiss Made with 17 Rubis and patented super balance. The black dial has alternate gilt Arabic numerals, with an outside minute track, subsidiary seconds dial and fine gilt luminous hands. The dial is signed Rolex Oyster above the centre with a Rolex Coronet.