Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco LOT 97
Rolex GMT-Master II, ref. 16710, Stainless steel, accompanied with Rolex guarantee, published in Patrizzi book, former property of Mondani collection
Estimate € 7,000 – 10,000
Model: GMT-Master II
Material: Stainless steel
Reference N°: 16710
Year: Circa 1992
Case N°: X591794
Caliber: 3185 automatic
Bracelet: Rolex Oyster, stainless steel bracelet
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement and bracelet
Accessories: Accompanied by its original guarantee
Literature: This watch is illustrated in “Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches” book by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Edition 2001, p. 336
The GMT-Master was created by Rolex in the second half of the 1950s in collaboration with Pan Am airlines for its crew to read a second time zone on their timepieces. The present example, ref. 16710, in superb condition is from early 90s, it retains its original punched guarantee. This watch is illustrated in “Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches” book by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Edition 2001, p. 336. This example comes from the famous Mondani collection of wristwatches. The present lot would be a lovely addition to any fine sports watch collectors.
Montre Rolex en acier, modèle GMT-Master II, réf. 16170. Cet exemplaire dans un très bel état est accompagné de son certificat Rolex et est publié dans le livre « Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches », de Osvaldo Patrizzi, Éditions 2001, p. 336, ayant appartenu à la collection Mondani.