ROLEX | GMT-MASTER, REFERENCE 16758, A YELLOW GOLD, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET DUAL TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1987 | 勞力士 | "GMT-Master 型號16758 黃金鑲鑽石及紅寶石兩地時間鏈帶腕錶，備日期顯示，錶殼編號R288227，約1987年製"
180,000 - 240,000 HKD
180,000 - 240,000 HKD
GMT-MASTER, REFERENCE 16758
A YELLOW GOLD, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET DUAL TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1987
Calibre: cal. 3075 automatic, 27 jewels
Case: 18k yellow gold, screw down case back
Case number: R288227
Closure: 18k yellow gold Rolex Jubilee bracelet and folding clasp
Size: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 175 mm
Signed: case, dial and movement
The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The dual time zone and date function is working properly. All diamonds are nice and intact. The lume on the GMT hand has slightly cracked.The case with minor surface wear throughout, signs of light polishing from the past servicing. The case back with minor signs of wear from opening. The bracelet with minor signs of wear. Otherwise the watch is in very good overall condition.
Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.
You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.
Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."
The present reference 16758 specializes in a victorious presentation for its yellow gold sheen. Introduced in 1981 and produced until 1988, the present example is a luxurious version of the renowned pilot's watch. Glorified for its two-tone brown and cream coloured bezel, its champagne dial matches perfectly with the rubies and diamond-set indexes, making it a remarkable companion for all occasions.