Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco

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98 Rolex GMT-master, Ref. 1675, No Crown Guards, Yellow-gold

Estimate: € 27,000 –⁠ 35,000

Lot Description

Model: GMT-Master, No Crown Guards
Material: Yellow-gold 18K
Reference N°: 1675
Year: Circa 1966
Case N°: 136??15
Caliber: 1570 automatic
Bracelet: Leather strap with Rolex buckle gold plated
Dimensions: 39 mm
Accessories: Dial, case and movement
Literature: Similar example of this reference featured on John Goldberger’s 100 superlative Rolex watches

A very rare and attractive ref. 1675 GMT-Master with 24-hour hand, no crown guards in 18k yellow gold. Introduced in 1959, immediate successor to the first original GMT-Master version Ref. 6542. This gold version did not feature crown guards for few years. These transitional models are sought after by fine collectors and are not easy to find in watches auction block. This example in very nice condition is sporty as well as elegant, highly desirable and collectable reference.

Montre Rolex en or jaune modèle GMT-Master, réf. 1675. Cette montre fait partie des modèles qui n’ont pas été équipés de protège couronne. Modèle transitoire produit seulement pendant quelques années et très recherché par les collectionneurs.