Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 137

ROLEX REF. 6542 GMT-MASTER STEEL Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, GMT-Master, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified ?, case No.482699, Ref. 6542. Made in 1959. Fine and rare, two time zone, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch, replacement bakelite 24-hour bezel and hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

USD 8,500 - 13,000 / EUR 6,500 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 10,000

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 minutes divisions, 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, ?Butterfly? rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx overall length 178 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-54-02

Very good

Service dial

HANDS Service hands