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Rolex | GMT-Master, Reference 1675, A stainless steel dual time zone wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1967 | 勞力士 | GMT-Master 型號1675 精鋼兩地時間鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1967年製

Estimate:

160,000 to - 240,000 HKD

Rolex | GMT-Master, Reference 1675, A stainless steel dual time zone wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1967 | 勞力士 | GMT-Master 型號1675 精鋼兩地時間鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1967年製

Rolex | GMT-Master, Reference 1675, A stainless steel dual time zone wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1967 | 勞力士 | GMT-Master 型號1675 精鋼兩地時間鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1967年製

Estimate:

160,000 to - 240,000 HKD

Lot sold:

277,200

HKD

Rolex

勞力士


GMT-Master, Reference 1675

A stainless steel dual time zone wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1967

GMT-Master 型號1675

精鋼兩地時間鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1967年製

附帶證書、說明書及盒子


Dial: black

Calibre: cal. 1570 automatic, 26 jewels

Case: stainless steel, screw down case back

Case number: 1'682'617

Closure: stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and folding clasp

Size: 39 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 195 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement

Accessories: De Controle Officiel De La Marche Des Chronometres, instruction manual and presentation box

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The date function is working properly. The dial is in very nice and attractive condition. The lumes have turned a warm ivory and match consistently throughout. The hands have been replaced during a service. The bezel is in very nice, attractive condition with light surface wear and in very vibrant colours. The case with minor polishing and light surface wear but very attractive condition overall. The bracelet is stamped for 1968 and stamped for Rolex USA. The bracelet is in very nice condition with light surface wear. Overall the watch is a very nice example.


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 Rolex reference 1675 is one of the most popular entry level vintage wristwatches made by Rolex. As it was one of Rolex’s longest models in production, many different stylistic approaches of the bezel, dial and bracelet have been found on this watch. The present example fitted with a highly popular Fuchsia (purple and blue) bezel insert is highly desirable among collectors.