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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 329

ROLEX REF. 16710 GMT-MASTER II STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, GMT-Master II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. L545948, Ref. 16710. Made in 1989. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, two time zone, stainless steel wristwatch with 24-hour bezel and hand, independently adjustable hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a certificate (now void).

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and protected winding crown, graduated bi-directional revolving red and black bezel for the second time zone in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous steel round and triangular indexes, outer minute/second divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 3185, rhodium-plated, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx overall length 195 mm.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,000 - 39,000 / CHF 2,900 - 4,800

Sold: USD 4,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original