Box + Paper Gilt Rolex GMT Master Ref 1675 from 1963

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Year of issue: 1963

Reference number: 1675

Serial number:

Condition: worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: Germany

Price in EUR €: n/a

Watch details

GMT Ref. 1675 Chapter Ring Mirror Dial, pointed crown guards, plexi, 40 mm, Kaliber 1560 automatic with 24 hour hand, original tritium dial and hands. Including the original Rolex papers and box from 1963. Price on request!


Ralf Meertz


The GMT-Master was developed to meet the specific needs of airline pilots. It became the official watch of several airlines, among them the famous Pan American World Airways, better known as Pan Am. Its most distinguishing visual feature was the two-tone bezel which marked daytime from nighttime hours.


As intercontinental travel developed in the 1950s, airliners began to fly swiftly across several successive time zones. For the first time it became important to know the time in various places in the world, simultaneously. It was the dawn of the jet age, and Rolex responded with a watch to match the spirit of the times.