Exclusive Timepieces 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

40 Rolex Very Rare and Attractive, GMT Master, Automatic Wristwatch, in Gold, With Brown Mat Dial, Reference 16758

Estimate: € 20,000 –⁠ 40,000

Sold € 35,100

Lot Description

Model: GMT Master
Reference: 16758
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1981
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3075
Case N°: 6 418 855
Dimensions: 39 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

Designed to show the time in two different time zones simultaneously, the GMT-Master was launched in 1955, immediately represents the epitome of sportiness and efficiency. The use of precious materials for this specific model has always been limited despite references 6542 and 1675 were sometimes cased in precious metals, these were infrequent occurrences. The yellow-gold reference 16758 here offered is one of those and along with the reference 16750 in steel, and the 16753 in steel and gold were introduced in the 1981 with the quick-set feature and a new higher beat caliber 3075 movement. Also known as “Root Beer” is offered in excellent original condition this watch has a classic appeal and makes a wonderful attention to any collection, displaying a beautiful brown dial and caramel, chocolate bezel on a case in 18k yellow gold nicely preserved with lugs and crown guard, giving the watch a very charismatic appearance.