Exclusive Timepieces, Sessions I, II, III 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

183 Rolex Very Well Preserved and Desirable, GMT-master, Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, With Sweep Center Seconds, Reference 1675

Estimate: € 10,000 –⁠ 20,000

Sold € 18,200

Lot Description

Model: GMT Master
Reference: 1675
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Year: 1973
Movement: Automatic
Case N°: 3 425 160
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

At the beginning of the ’50s, the famous airline company Pan Am was looking for a small instrument which could allow the pilots to keep track of time in two locations. Therefore, in 1954 was presented the first GMT model, reference 6542, and after only 5 years later in the light of the success of this model the reference 1675 was presented, which remained in production until 1980. Reference 1675 (the present watch) features and a new higher beat caliber 1570 movement. The lot offered here is a beautiful specimen of 1675, it comes with the really fascinating and iconic Pepsi red/blue bezel and the classical 40 mm tonneau shaped case in stainless steel. The black matte dial features very nice painted indexes and hands and matches with the bezel. This watch is sold with a solid Oyster bracelet in stainless steel.