We had a very rare find when we came across this stunning Vintage Rolex 4498 dating back to 1946. The same year that the 100th Grand National was run, Joe Louis KO’d Billy Conn in 8 to win the heavyweight boxing title and George Orwell publishes his book “Animal Farm” for the first time in the UK.
As you can see by the image above the watch has been well looked after over its 70 years and is in immaculate condition, and even still has the original dial.
It is a classical time piece in beautiful condition and would be a must have for any serious Rolex collector or a nice to have for any vintage or luxury watch collector.
At Watches of Wesminster our in house watchmaker has given the watch a full service and it is running as perfectly as if it was made yesterday.
If you would like to own this wonderful piece of Rolex history the you can contact us on 07768316371It will be supplied with a 12 months warranty, presentation box and a certificate of authenticity. For more details of the watch please visit our Vintage Rolex 4498 sales page.
A few more photographs of this stunning watch.
Simon Whitelock February 20th, 2021
Posted In: Second Hand Watches
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WATCHES OF WESTMINSTER SPECIALISE IN MAKING THE SELLING OF YOUR VINTAGE OMEGA SPEEDMASTER WATCH AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE.
Here at Watches Of Westminster we love buying Omega Speedmasters especially vintage models and we can complete purchases the same day.
Here is a Omega Speedmaster we recently bought. Its totally original and having just been serviced it is running perfectly. You can get more details from our watch sales page .
All Speedsters are special and there are a huge variety of them including price ranges . If you want an investment watch that you can wear and pass on then a Speedmaster is a good candidate. The pre moon watches are getting very pricey these days but M11’s can still be found for reasonable prices but as ever do your research and if buying remotely pay via Paypal !
If you like the super accurate timing of quartz watches Omega also made a digital Speedmaster ;
The old adage of buying the best you can really does apply and unless you have a good idea of what you are doing its best to buy from a High St store or a well known seller who has their reputation to look after.
To make it more interesting why not buy yourself a birthdate watch , they are available from 1957 ( very very expensive ) up to present day. Why not buy a new model to mark the birth of your son or daughter. It will be a daily reminder of that joyous moment in time.
You can do some initial reading up here
If you have anything similar to sell just contact me at Watches Of Westminster ,the number above is also my Whattsapp number.
We really do try and make the whole process of selling your watch as quick and simple as possible and can normally make an offer on some decent photographs and we are always prepared to travel for the right watch.
Contact us now , we are open all day every day !
WoWadmin May 19th, 2019
Posted In: Second Hand Watches
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If you want to sell your Rolex GMT then here at Watches Of Westminster we love to buy vintage Rolex “tool” watches such as The Rolex GMT Master.
We make the process very quick and simple . A staff member from Watches Of Westminster will also travel to your home to collect the Rolex GMT in person.
The Rolex GMT master came about in 1953 when Pan American Airlines and a airline from Europe ( quite possibly an Italian one ) actually approached Rolex ( who had one of the best reputations for tough accurate watches ) to develop a watch that could tell the time in 2 time zones. The Rolex GMT simply gets its name from Greenwich Mean Time and has been copied many times by other manufacturers.
Aeroplanes were not very sophisticated in those days as they are now and knowing the time in the time Zone you flew from and were flying to was quite important !
The watch with the Pepsi bezel is now an iconic design loved by many including myself ! The 2 below are in my collection !
WHAT ARE THEY WORTH ?
Depends very much on age , dial condition and existence of paperwork and boxes but if you send us some decent pictures of the front and back of the watch plus any boxes or paperwork we can give you a fixed price for the watch the same day
WoWadmin December 7th, 2016
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Very rare to find in such incredible condition and with its original dial , this Vintage Rolex 4498 watch is a must for any serious Rolex collector. Just serviced and running perfectly. Supplied with 12 months warranty , a presentation box and a certificate of authenticity.
We would consider a part exchange against this or any other of our sales watches.
We are always keen to come and look at whatever watch you have, inspect and value similar watches so please feel free to contact us at anytime via our free valuation page
WoWadmin November 1st, 2016
Posted In: Second Hand Rolex
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