Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 76

ROLEX REF. 6542 GMT-MASTER Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, GMT-Master, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified ", case No. 212483, Ref. 6542. Made in 1956. Fine and rare, two time zone, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch, special 24-hour bezel and hand and a stainless steel Rolex USA Jubilee bracelet with deployant clasp.

CHF 6,000 - 8,500

USD 6,500 - 9,300 / EUR 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: CHF 7,500

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed down case back and crown, red and blue graduated bidirectional revolving bezel for the second time zone in 24 hours, crystal with Cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute track, aperture for the date. Luminous gilt skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1030, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator, "Butterfl y" rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 39 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx overall length 170 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-28

Very good


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-23-01



HANDS Original