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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 27

    Rolex. A rare and extremely fine stainless steel dual time automatic wristwatch with date, gilt dial and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, GMT-MASTER, REF. 1675, CASE NO. 1'479'998, MANUFACTURED IN 1966

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    Rolex. A rare and extremely fine stainless steel dual time automatic wristwatch with date, gilt dial and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, GMT-Master, Ref. 1675, case no. 1'479'998, manufactured in 1966
    MOVEMENT: automatic, cal. 1570, 26 jewels
    DIAL: black gloss, dot, baton and dagger luminous numerals, luminous hands, central red 24 hours hand with small arrow tip, gilt outer minute divisions, magnified window for date
    CASE: stainless steel, tonneau-shaped, bidirectional revolving red and blue bezel calibrated for 24 hours, screw back, screw down crown, 39 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement, stamped II.66 inside the back of the case
    BRACELET/CLASP: stainless steel riveted Rolex USA Oyster bracelet, deployant clasp, approximate overall length 180 mm.


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    The present watch is without a doubt one of the most appealing examples of a reference 1675. Preserved in absolutely original condition, and sporting the appealing small arrow tipped 24 hours hand and the mesmerizing black gloss dial with gilt designations, furthermore in stunning condition, this GMT Master can be considered a superb addition to any serious Rolex collection. Dating from 1966, this is one of the last of the reference 1675 to have the dial designation “Swiss T<25”, after 1966 the designation changed to “T Swiss T”.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of an Important Italian Private Collector