Rolex 1675 Gilt Glossy GMT Master INCREDIBLE CONDITION (27148)

27148 Rolex 1675 Gilt GMT Master, the stainless steel case is in outstanding original condition with chamfers that are bold, clear and defined, the watch is undoubtedly unpolished, the lugs are full and the square crown guards are large with the finishing and chamfers still clearly intact, original stretch rivet bracelet stamped 7 / 1966, the original glossy black dial is very glossy and its has aged to a dark honey brown, the dial has no flaws and is truly perfect (anything showing up on the camera is due to the original crystal), though hand luminous appears darker they are original to the watch, small GMT master hand, nicely faded fat font bezel, 133XXXX (circa 1966), size 39.5, thickness 12mm, Outstanding Collector condition for an iconic reference with European Watch Company pouch and 6 month warranty. The watch was just completely serviced.

$36,700

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This is a vintage 1966 Rolex Gilt GMT Master Pepsi Bezel 1675. It has an integral stainless steel Oyster bracelet with a double folding deployment clasp, and an acrylic crystal with a Cyclops magnifying bubble over the date aperture window at the 3 o'clock position. It has a bi-directional rotating 24-hour blue and red Pepsi "Fat Font" bezel, a solid screw-down case back, and a protected winding crown with square guards. The 39.5mm diameter solid three-body case, integral lugs, knurled bezel rim, and bracelet are polished/brushed. It has the original black dial with perfect gilt minute/second scales evenly aged luminous dot, baton and triangle hour markers, and luminous Mercedes hands. There is a central red hand with a luminous arrow tip for the second time zone, and a sweep center seconds hand with a gilt rondel. It has a Certified Official Superlative Chronometer (COSC) rating, and the 12mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Gilt GMT Master Pepsi Bezel 1675 has a mechanical automatic self-winding Rolex caliber 1575 movement. It's rhodium-plated, with a shock absorber mechanism, and it's constructed with 27 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, and a free-sprung monometallic balance that's adjusted to 5 positions and temperature. It includes a self-compensating Breguet balance spring, and Microstella regulating screws. The mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 18,000 vph (2.5 Hz).

The Rolex GMT Master 1675 was originally introduced in 1954, upon the request of Pan American Airlines for their pilots. On the "Pepsi" bezel, red signifies a.m., and blue means p.m.