Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 April 2023 | Monaco

Auction Details

The Monaco Legend Group team has put together an astonishing selection of rarities in the horological field. From the Unique Piece Rolex Yachtmaster, former property of the late President of Rolex Patrick Heiniger, to an outstanding example of the Patek Philippe 2523-1. Not to mention the great selection of rarities destined for Middle Eastern market, such as a Rolex Submariner and Daytona from the Sultanate of Oman and a steel Daytona with UAE emblem on the dial.
Many thanks to Auro Montanari, alias John Goldberger, Roberto Randazzo and George Pakkos for their significant help in supervising the catalogue and to Eric Tortella for his assistance in searching for some of our rarest Patek Philippe watches in his database and releasing his passport of authenticity for them.


Session I: Saturday 22 April, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 100
Session II: Sunday 23 April, 10:30 AM – lots 101 to 164
Session III: Sunday 23 April, 2:30 PM – lots 165 to 261

102 Rolex Iconic and Attractive, GMT Master, Automatic Wristwatch, in Yellow Gold, Black Dial, With Warranty, Wallet, Calendar and Booklets, Reference 16 758

Estimate: € 20,000 –⁠ 40,000

Sold € 42,900

Model: GMT Master
Reference: 16758
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1981
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3075
Case N°: 6744386
Dimensions: 39 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Warranty, Wallet, Calendar and Booklets

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 16 758 here offered is one of those and along with the reference 16 750 in steel, and the 16 753 in steel and gold were introduced in the 1981 with the quick-set feature and a new higher beat caliber 3075 movement. It is offered in excellent original condition, this watch has a classic appeal and makes a wonderful attention to any collection, displaying a beautiful black dial and black bezel on a case in 18k yellow gold nicely preserved with lugs and crown guard, giving the watch a very charismatic appearance. Moreover this watch comes with its original Warranty, Wallet, Calendar and Booklets.