no.901
ROLEX 1950s
Metropolitan Officially Chronometer Ref.4448/4325
 
 
 
 

 
 





Rolex Metropolitan Officially Certified Chronometer Ref.4448 / 4325, ca.1950s
 
Rolex Metropolitan Officially Certified Chronometer; 兩只 ROLEX 十三劃老勞, 約生產於1950年代, 18K金 Non-Oyster 錶殼, 特殊Thunderbird style 十三劃 Engine-Turned 錶圈, 大錶徑 35mm, 其中型號 Ref.4448 布紋面為大秒針款較罕見, 小秒針款 型號為 Ref.4325, 兩只皆為原裝面, 配上原裝 mushroom 香菇頭錶冠, 採用 18石 Superbalance , 並經6方位調校的 Chronometer 天文台手上鍊機芯, 品相保存完整, 古味十足. 背蓋上刻有皇冠標誌, 殼號與 "MODELE DEPOSE" 字樣, MODELE DEPOSE 是法文, 其意為 英文 "MODEL DEPOSITS", 主要就是要強調其製造是很用心, 獨一無二或是豪華等的意思.

Reference 4325 (4448) appeared in the Rolex catalogue from 1943 to 1955 and was available in stainless steel and 10K pink and yellow gold, as well as 18K pink and yellow gold. This model was referred to in period advertising as the "Metropolitan, the elegant businessman's chronometer.