25th Apr, 2023 10:00

East Anglian, Fine Art & Antiques Sale

Lot 600

1966 Rolex GMT Master with original receipt

1966 Rolex GMT Master stainless steel wristwatch, model 1675A, serial number 1223130, circa 1966, the round black dial with luminous dot hour markers with baton quarters, white outer minute divisions, magnified date aperture at 3, polished Mercedes hands with luminous inserts, centre seconds, arrow tipped red GMT hand, 39mm case, the bi-directional bezel with red and blue 'Pepsi' bezel insert, on a stainless steel Oyster bracelet numbered 78790 with 501B to the end links with original receipt and additional original bracelet. The watch was purchased new by the vendor on the 3rd March 1966 and the watch has been cherished ever since. The watch is accompanied with the original guarantee papers, import receipt and cheque for £67 for the purchase. Also accompanied with the original bracelet, numbered 7836, and 358. Numerous service receipts.

Sold for £14,000

Condition Report
Very good original condition commensurate with age and daily wear. The vendor purchased the watch new in 1966 and has cherished it ever since. It has been regularly serviced, he had the bezel replaced by Rolex many years ago, the bezel is nicely mellowed, minor scratches. Any other replacement parts are unknown. The dial is in good condition, minor crazing/cracks at the four o'clock position, tiny bubble/indentation near the centre. No box.


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Auction: East Anglian, Fine Art & Antiques Sale, 25th Apr, 2023


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