Rolex GMT Master Ref. 16750 Year 1983 (Full Set)

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Year of issue: 1983

Reference number: 16750

Serial number: 7229XXX

Condition: mint

Status: sold

Dealer country: Dubai

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

SKU 3.1.939
Brand Rolex
Model GMT Master
Ref. No. 16750
Serial No. 7229XXX
Year 1983
Gender Gents
Case Size 40mm
Case Excellent stainless steel case that has been previously polished
Bracelet / Strap Excellent solid 78360 Oyster bracelet with very little stretch for its age, 12 links
Dial Excellent matte dial with creamy lume plots and matching hands
Price Sold
Crystal Acrylic
Movement Automatic
Functions Date, GMT
Condition Mint
Box Orig. Box and carton
Papers Orig. punched certificate and booklets


Tariq Malik


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.