Rolex. A stainless steel automatic calendar bracelet watch with dual time zone and gilt dial  GMT Master, Ref: 1675, Circa 1964

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Lot 46
Rolex. A stainless steel automatic calendar bracelet watch with dual time zone and gilt dial
GMT Master, Ref: 1675, Circa 1964

Sold for £ 18,812 (US$ 24,634) inc. premium
Rolex. A stainless steel automatic calendar bracelet watch with dual time zone and gilt dial
Model: GMT Master
Reference: 1675
Date: Circa 1964
Movement: 26-jewel Cal.1560 automatic, adjusted to 5 positions & temperatures, No.D80***
Dial: Black, luminous dot hour markers, baton quarters, gilt outer minute divisions, magnified date aperture at 3, polished Mercedes hands with luminous inserts, centre seconds, arrow tipped dual time zone hand
Case: Brushed and polished tonneau form, screw down back and shouldered crown, inside back stamped IV.64, faded blue and red 'pepsi' bezel insert, No.102****
Strap/Bracelet: Fitted Jubilee link
Buckle/Clasp: Signed USA folding clasp
Signed: Case, dial & movement
Size: 40mm
Accompaniments: Rolex box

Footnotes

  • Please note that this lot is now accompanied by its original guarantee. The watch was originally purchased on May 12th 1964.
    Please note that this lot is now accompanied by its original guarantee. The watch was originally purchased on May 12th 1964.
    The Rolex GMT was launched in 1954 after the Transatlantic Airways company asked Rolex to produce a watch useful for their pilots. It quickly gained favour among the Pan-Am executives and the business jet-set community as a whole.

    Offered continuously since its introduction with relatively little modification it is perhaps, along with the Submariner, the most classic Rolex 'tool' watch made. The reference 1675 began production 80 years ago in 1960. This was the first GMT Master reference to feature protective crown guards as well as the smaller triangular tip on the second hour hand. The current example features a highly attractive gilt dial.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this lot is now accompanied by its original guarantee. The watch was originally purchased on May 12th 1964.
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Rolex. A stainless steel automatic calendar bracelet watch with dual time zone and gilt dial  GMT Master, Ref: 1675, Circa 1964
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