Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 71

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "GMT-Master", Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Ref. 6542. Produced in the late 1950's.Fine and rare, two-time zones, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

USD 2,500 - 3,000

EUR 2,300 - 2,700

Sold: USD 4,255

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, red and black graduated revolving bezel for the second time-zone in 24 hours, crystal with "Cyclops" lens. D. black with tritium-coated round, triangular and bâton indexes, aperture for the date. "Skeleton" tritium-coated 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.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 39 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-27-02



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