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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 139

    Rolex. A fine and rare 18K gold, diamond, sapphire and ruby-set self-winding water-resistant dual time wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, GMT-MASTER II, REF. 116748, CASE NO. Z384535, MANUFACTURED IN 2007

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    Rolex. A fine and rare 18K gold, diamond, sapphire and ruby-set self-winding water-resistant dual time wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, GMT-Master II, ref. 116748, case no. Z384535, manufactured in 2007
    Cal. 3185 nickel-finished lever movement, 31 jewels, the black dial with luminous dot and baton numerals, luminous mercedes hands, central 24 hour hand, sweep centre seconds, magnified window for date, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with bi-directional rotating ruby and sapphire-set bezel with diamond hour markers, screw back and screw down crown, 18K gold Rolex Oyster fliplock bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Rolex Attestation de Chronomètre Officiel dated 28 June 2007, brochure, original fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The GMT-Master II featuring an entirely redesigned case, a larger winding crown, a revised dial with modified indexes and green "GMT-Master II" signature was launched at the BaselWorld 2006, year of the 50th anniversary of this celebrated dual time wristwatch.

    The present watch is from the series of three precious stone-set GMT-Master II models, introduced at the same time. It is distinguished by its diamond, sapphire and ruby-set bezel, a tribute to the blue and red coloured bakelite bezel of the first GMT Master model launched in 1956 (see lot 16 in this auction).

    Special Notice

    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.