Vintage Rolex Comparisons: Rolex 4678 VS 5036
Rolex collectors and daily Rolex wearers find the many extraordinary features of this luxury watch brand to be to their liking. From new Rolex watches to vintage Rolex classics, Rolex aficionados adore Rolex watches of all varieties. For the vintage Rolex collector, two Rolex watches are popular choices which include the Rolex Chronograph reference number 4768 and the Rolex Chronograph reference number 5036.
Rolex Chronograph 4768 Versus Rolex Chronograph 5036
When comparing the Rolex Chronograph 4768 and the Rolex Chronograph 5036 you’ll find that both vintage Rolex watches have their own tempting features. The difficult part will be deciding which one appeals to you most. Both watches are part of the Jean-Claude Killy collection. Killy was a French Olympic skiing champion who also fulfilled many other roles including movie star, entrepreneur, and race car driver, to name a few. The other Rolex watches included in this collection are reference numbers 4767, 6036, and 6236.
Rolex Chronograph 4768
The Rolex Chronograph 4768 was introduced in 1947 and was Rolex’s first antimagnetic triple calendar chronograph. The reference 4768 production life was a short one, with slightly more than 200 watches produced. The Rolex Chronograph 4768 features two-tone styling of stainless steel and yellow gold.
The Chronograph 4768 has a round case with teardrop lugs, which is a deviation from the usual Oyster case seen in other Rolex models. In addition, the Rolex Chronograph 4768 has a Caliber 72c and manual winding movement.
Rolex Chronograph 5036
The Rolex Chronograph 5036 was produced between 1948 and 1951 and had a dual-part case. The Chronograph 5036 was made in yellow gold, pink gold, and perhaps stainless steel. The watch has a 37mm case and manual winding movement with applied dot indexes. It also has three subsidiary dials, outer date ring, and Roman numeral XII.
The rarity of this vintage Rolex watch makes it an ideal purchase for the true Rolex collector.
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