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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 52

ROLEX REF 16710 GMT MASTER II STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, GMT-Master II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. P873207, Ref. 16710. Made circa 2001. Fine, two time zone, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, special 24-hour bezel and hand, independently adjustable 12-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oysterlock bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box and booklets.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and protected winding crown, graduated bi-directional revolving red and blue bezel for the second time zone in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Black with luminous steel round, baton and triangular indexes, outer minutes/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 3185, rhodium-plated, 31 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.

USD 3,500 - 5,500

HKD 27,000 - 43,000 / CHF 3,500 - 5,500

Sold: USD 5,750

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


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.