Rolex GMT Master 1675 Long E

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Model:

Year of issue: 1971

Reference number: 1675

Serial number: 2854XXX

Condition: mint

Status: sold

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Price in EUR €: n/a

Watch details

Watch in totally original condition recently bought from the original owner. Case shows some polishing but still has nice angles and the original chamfers are visible. Caseback is stamped III.70 inside. Original fat font faded bezel. MK I Long E Matte dial in perfect condition showing a warm creamy patina matching perfectly with the hands. Bracelet is original too, showing some stretch but still in good condition. Correct 280 end links. Clasp is dated 4.70.

Dealer

Ancienne Vintage Gallery

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.