Circa 1965 MK I Rolex GMT Ref. 1675

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Year of issue: 1965

Reference number: 1675

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Condition: hardly worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

A solid example of this iconic Rolex creation, with a clean look, beautiful patina and nice case condition. Fitted with a #78360 Oyster bracelet. 40mm. Stock 36715

Dealer

Joshua Bonifas

THE GMT-MASTER 1955

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.

THE FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL FLIGHTS

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.