8,000 - 12,000 USD
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- A RARE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC DUAL TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH WITH DATE
REF 1675 CASE 697044 GMT MASTER 'TROPICAL' GILT UNDERLINE POINTED CROWN GUARDS CIRCA 1961
- leather, steel
- diameter 36 mm
• cal. 1560 automatic nickel lever movement, 26 jewels • black 'tropical' dial, luminous triangular, dot and baton indexes, Mercedes hands, central hand for the second time zone, magnified aperture for date • bidirectional revolving graduated 24-hour red and blue bezel for the second time zone, brushed and polished Oyster case, screw-down case and crown with crown guards • case, dial and movement signed
The present lot is a well-aged example of the first generation of Rolex Ref. 1675, with the pointed crown guards, gilt lettering and a small arrow on the GMT hand. The dial has turned a very dark, rich tropical brown and has a small, rare underline below the Chronometer certification on the dial.