Steel Tudor / Rolex Oyster Ref. 4453 vintage wristwatch, circa 1945
A stainless steel manually wound wristwatch with subsidiary seconds
This is an extremely handsome version of the Ref. 4453 Oyster. The silvered dial is in superb original condition with stylish black Arabic numerals, a finely engine-turned subsidiary seconds dial and blued steel hands. The robust, polished steel Oyster case has a solid upper body with moulded bezel and a screw-down case back. As an Oyster watch, the case has the typical screw-down crown and case back and the winding crown is embossed ‘Oyster Patent’.
Tudor calibre 59 (FHF 30) manually wound movement, lever escapement, 17 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH; silvered dial, black Arabic numerals, outer black minute track, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands; stainless steel Oyster case with screw-down crown and case back; case, dial and movement signed.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 31mm
Length including lugs: 39mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 12mm
Lug gauge/strap width: 17mm
All Black Bough watches have been fully serviced and overhauled and are sold with a one year guarantee, Black Bough fitted presentation box and detailed Black Bough certificate. This Tudor watch has been serviced by a Rolex trained and accredited watchmaker.