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31 October 2020 | Monaco | Lot 68

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Rolex A Highly Attractive Gmt Master Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, Reference 16 75, With Black Matte Dial and Additional Black Bezel

Estimate € 10,000 – 20,000

Sold € 18,850

Model: GMT-Master
Reference: 1675
Case Material: Stainless steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless steel
Year: 1977
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1570
Case N°: 5452235
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement
Accessories: Black Bezel

Due to the extraordinary success of the Rolex Sports models in the 1950s, it came to no surprise when the world’s largest airline Pan Am commissioned a specially designed watch allowing their pilots to keep track of time in two locations. Following the success of the reference 6542, Rolex introduced in 1959 the following reference 1675 which remained in production until 1980 that have now become definitely desired by collectors and enthusiasts. The lot offered here is a beautiful specimen of 1675 with special features: the stainless steel case is in great conditions with a well-preserved Pepsi bezel and the luminous material has aged nicely gaining a cream-brown together with its hands. This watch definitely lavish, together with the appealing feature just described, is also equipped with the always fascinating stainless steel Oyster bracelet.