GMT-Master

1981

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Model name
GMT-Master
Year
1981
Metal
Steel & Yellow Gold
Reference
16753
Dial
"Clint Eastwood" Root Beer
Serial
65XXXXX
Style
Men's / Unisex
Bezel
24 Hour
Indexes
Nipple
Case
40mm
Bracelet
Jubilee
Bracelet size
167-207mm
Crystal
Plexiglass
Box & Paperwork
Oysterbar
Movement
Automatic Cal. 3075
Condition
Excellent

Released in 1954, the GMT-Master resulted from Pan Am and Rolex collaborating on a watch that could tell the time in two different places at once

With the further innovation and popularisation of commercial flying, the distances of flights became greater. This resulted in pilots crossing into different time zones more frequently. Thus, a need for uniformity across the industry was borne as potential issues could arise when communicating with ground teams in a different time zone to the pilots. To eliminate these errors, the aviation industry adopted a standard time-zone, Greenwich Mean Time. As such, the GMT-Master’s fourth hand, the 2nd-hour hand, was to stay on Greenwich Mean Time – which is where the name for the watch comes from.

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DIAL
Original sunburst brown nipple dial
CASE
Two-tone case with 24 hour rotating bezel
BRACELET
Two-Tone Rolex Jubilee Bracelet
Box & Paperwork

This watch comes a Rolex box, booklet & calendar. It is also accompanied by documentation to guarantee the authenticity, and a certificate from The Watch Register stating that the watch has cleared their extensive database of lost & stolen watches.

Oysterbar Guarantee

This watch has been checked by our experts and serviced by our Rolex authorised watchmaker, so that we can guarantee the authenticity and provide an 18 month mechanical warranty.