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Hôtel Plaza Athénée - Le Trianon, September 28, 2005

LOT 19

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "GMT-Master", Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Ref. 1675. Made in the late 1950s. Fine, two-time zone, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with date and a special 24-hour bezel and hand.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, back with monogram, Twinlock winding-crown, graduated 24-hour revolving bronze bezel for the second time-zone, crystal with "Cyclops" lens. D. Brown with applied yellow gold tritium-coated round, bâton and triangular indexes, aperture for the date. Tritium-coated yellow gold "skeleton" hands. M. Cal. 1560, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to tempeatures and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness: 12 mm.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, back with monogram, Twinlock winding-crown, graduated 24-hour revolving bronze bezel for the second time-zone, crystal with "Cyclops" lens.
D. Brown with applied yellow gold tritium-coated round, bâton and triangular indexes, aperture for the date. Tritium-coated yellow gold "skeleton" hands.
M. Cal. 1560, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to tempeatures and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness: 12 mm.

USD 8,500 - 10,000

EUR 7,000 - 8,000 / -

Sold: USD 10,350


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-10

Good

Slightly scratched

Patinated

Movement: 3-6*

Good

Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original