Rolex GMT Master MK4 Ref. 1675 Year 1978 (Full Set)

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Year of issue: 1978

Reference number: 1675

Serial number: 5494XXX

Condition: mint

Status: available

Dealer country: Dubai

Price in US $: 21,750

Watch details

SKU 1.1.612
Brand Rolex
Model GMT Master
Ref. No. 1675
Serial No. 5494XXX
Year 1978
Gender Gents
Case Size 40mm
Case Excellent stainless steel case with sharp edges and finishing. The lugs remain straight, serial and reference numbers are crisp and fully intact
Bracelet / Strap Excellent solid Oyster bracelet with very  little stretch from age
Dial Excellent MK4 dial with very strong coffee patina, matching lume on dial and hands
Price AED 79900 / USD 21750
Crystal Acrylic
Movement Automatic
Functions Date, GMT
Condition Mint
Box Orig. Box
Papers Orig. Certificate and booklet


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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.