Rolex Gmt Master Ref. 16750

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Model: ,

Year of issue: 1982

Reference number: 16750

Serial number: 7245xxx

Condition: worn

Status: available

Dealer country: Italy

Price in EUR €: 17.500

Watch details

Rolex Gmt-Master, steel case, matte black dial, Mercedes hands, 24 hour red arrow hand for second time zone, bi-directional blue and red bezel, screw back. Self winding, Cal. 3075.


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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.