Rolex The steel Bakelite GMT ref. 6542

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Year of issue: 1960

Reference number: 6542

Serial number: 482xxx

Condition: mint

Status: sold

Dealer country: Monaco

Price in EUR €: n/a

Watch details

Breathtaking example of steel Rolex GMT ref. 6542, manufactured in 1960. The present watch is preserved in extraordinary original condition.  Amazing black lacquer dial featuring gilt printing. The lumes have aged in a warm ivory tone. The Bakelite bezel remains in superb condition. Launched in 1955, reference 6542 represents the very first GMT-Master: it was featuring no crown guards, a Bakelite bezel insert and a fourth hand, which allowed pilots to calculate a second time-zone. Case n.: 482xxx Mov: Automatic, cal. 1066 Diam: 38mm Box & Papers: none Manufactured in: 1960


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