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Rolex GMT-Master Rare R serial

Pre-owned () | Year of production 1989 | Original box | Original papers
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Listing code GH9IP7
Brand Rolex
Model GMT-Master
Reference number 16700
Dealer product code RLX000
Movement Automatic
Case material Steel
Bracelet material Steel
Year of production 1989
Scope of delivery
Original box, original papers
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location Italy, Verona
Price €16,500 (= $18,122)
Availability Item is in stock


Movement Automatic
Caliber/movement 3175
Base caliber Rolex 3185
Power reserve 48 h
Number of jewels 31


Case material Steel
Case diameter 40 mm
Water resistance 10 ATM
Bezel material Steel
Crystal Sapphire crystal
Dial Black
Dial numerals No numerals


Bracelet material Steel
Bracelet color Steel
Clasp Fold clasp
Clasp material Steel


Date, GMT


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Rare gmt master first production alphanumeric serial r unobtainable...
Spectacular condition, perfect dial with no blooms or marks, barcelet in excellent condition, serviced to February 2023, permeability test and 5 year warranty on correct functioning.
Brief history of alphanumeric serials:
in about mid-1987, having reached serial number 9,999,999, Rolex introduced the new alphanumeric serials, consisting of 6 digits preceded by a letter. For the first five years, the letters of the word "Rolex" are used in sequence (but avoiding the o so as not to confuse it with the number zero), then moving on to the other letters in random order.
gmt produced only from 1987 to 2000, a short period in which it underwent only 1 dial variation.
first model produced with this reference and one of the first with rolex alphanumeric r serial
Attention!!! the r serials have always been of high collector interest and will be more and more so as collectors are seeking, as a source of investment, 5-digit references with details different from the usual ones on the market and with qaudials still illuminated with Tritium ( swiss t 25 )
Not to be missed by lovers of hard-to-find watches.

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