Rolex 4099 4099 Vintage Chronograph Anti Magnetic Circa 1944 (25769)

25769 Rolex 4099 Anti Magnetic Chronograph, very rare model, circa 1944, stainless steel case is in outstanding original condition, solid rose gold flared lugs, rose gold period correct tang buckle, anti magnetic manual wind caliber 23 movement, rose gold pushers and crown, original opaline dial with blue tachomter track and and red telemeter track, dial is original and unaltered, luminous material in the dauphine hands are original, acrylic crystal, diameter: 35mm, Excellent Condition with Original Box and European Watch Company 6 Month Warranty Card.


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This is a vintage c. 1944 stainless steel and 18k rose gold Rolex Anti Magnetic Chronograph 4099. This extremely rare model has an alligator leather strap with a period 18k rose gold tang buckle, and an acrylic crystal. There is a solid snap down domed case back, inside of which is engine turned and engraved with "ACIER INOCYDABLE – ROLEX – 31 VICTORIES – DE HAUT PRECISION – GENEVE SUISSE – 4099," and the early Rolex crest. The 35mm diameter solid three-body stainless steel antimagnetic case in outstanding original condition, solid 18k rose gold flared teardrop lugs, square gold chronograph push buttons, gold winding crown, and thin flat bezel are polished/brushed. The original opaline white dial has applied gold Arabic numeral hour markers at 6 and 12 o'clock, applied faceted dart hour indices, original gold dauphine hands with luminous inserts, and a blued center sweep chronograph hand. There is an outer 60-minute/one-fifth second scale with Arabic numerals every five minutes, and outside of that is a red 20-kilometer telemeter ring. Around the perimeter is a blue Tachymeter scale to 500 UPH. There are twin recessed subsidiary dials, including a running small seconds register at 9 o'clock, and a 30-minute chronograph totalizer is at 3 o'clock. The 11mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Chronograph 4099 has an anti magnetic mechanical manual winding Rolex caliber 23 (base Valjoux 23) movement. It's rhodium-plated, and constructed with 17 jewels, a shock absorber device, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance, a self-compensating Breguet balance spring, and an index regulator.