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Bob's Watches
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At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.

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VINTAGE ROLEX GMT MASTER 1675 STAINLESS STEEL

A rare and "fresh-to-market" Rolex GMT Master in stainless steel
VINTAGE ROLEX GMT MASTER 1675 STAINLESS STEEL
Auction Ended
$25,500
1 Bid
Reserve Met
Auction Ended On
June 15, 2020
Lot 10
Starting Bid: $25,000
Estimate: $25,000 to $40,000
Manufacturer: Rolex
Year: Circa 1961
Model Name:
GMT 
Reference: 1675
Case Serial Number:
694,XXX 
Condition: Excellent condition. 
Material: Stainless Steel
Dimensions:
40mm
Bracelet: Stainless steel oyster rivet bracelet. 
Item Number: 131963
Movement:        Cal. 1560, manual-winding, 25 jewels.
Signed Case, dial, movement, and bracelet.

Rolex GMT MASTER 1675 Stainless Steel

Bob's does NOT charge a buyer's premium – what you bid is what you pay.

Condition Report

Dial

Excellent original glossy gilt chapter ring exclamation dial. The luminous on the dial has aged to a creamy color and the hands are matching. The gloss lacquer on the dial remains mirror-like. Some of the lume has partially flaked from the plots, but the majority remains in tact. The watch comes with the correct small 24 hour hand. 

Case

Excellent original stainless steel pointed crown guard case which has been previously polished with light wear from use. Serial and reference numbers remain crisp and well defined. Inner caseback is engraved 1675. II.61. 

Bezel

Excellent original fat font Pepsi bezel which has beautifully faded to a light blue and red, with light wear from use. 

Bracelet

Excellent original stainless steel oyster rivet bracelet with with 11 links. Clasp is stamped 2 61. Bracelet has very light wear for age. 

Box and Papers

Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card. 

Catalog Essay:

Celebrated by many collectors as the quintessential vintage Rolex GMT-Master, the reference 1675 was the first model to introduce a number of design codes and features that would define Rolex’s GMT collection for the next several decades. With a production period that spans approximately 1959 to 1980, reference 1675 GMT-Master watches can be found with a wide range of variation in regards to their dials, hands, bezels, bracelets, and crown guards.

This particular Rolex GMT-Master 1675 has an estimated production date of 1961 and it offers all of the design features that are characteristic of early-production reference 1675 watches. Unlike later-era examples of the reference that have squared-off crown guards, this watch features the rare and coveted ‘pointed crown guards’ case - a feature that was phased out entirely by the mid-1960s. Additionally, the bezel on this watch features an original ‘fat-font’ Pepsi insert that has faded to a light blue and red, reflecting the age and history of this vintage Rolex pilot’s watch.

Much like the case and bezel, everything about the dial and hands on this particular example is representative of early reference 1675 Rolex GMT-Master watches. The glossy gilt dial features both chapter ring and exclamation markings, making it an exceptionally rare variation of the already highly-coveted gilt dials found on early Rolex sports watches. Additionally, like other ref. 1675 GMT-Master watches produced before the late 1960s, this example features a small 24-hour hand - a trait was discontinued less than half way through production of the reference 1675 and has not made an appearance on a Rolex GMT watch ever since.

The reference 1675 was the model from the Rolex GMT-Master’s history that first granted the collection its own unique defining elements. While surviving ref. 1675 watches can be found with a wide range of variation, the later-era versions significantly outnumber their early-production counterparts, and this particular example boasts all of the traits that are characteristic of Rolex’s original vision for this historic and celebrated GMT reference.

SPECIAL NOTICE

MOVEMENT: Movement is functioning. Watch comes with Bob's Watches one year warranty. 

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