Rolex Vintage GMT-MASTER 16758 18K Yellow Gold Nipple Dial 1984

$33,000.00 USD

DESCRIPTION


DETAILS
Manufacturer: Rolex
Model: GMT-MASTER Nipple Dial
Reference Number: 16758 
Condition: Very good - unpolished with beautiful patina 
Gender: Men’s/unisex
Time Period: 1984
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a - collector's piece
Our Best Price: $33,000


THE CALIBER
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3075
Jewels: 27 

THE CASE
Case Material: 18K yellow gold
Case Diameter: 40 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Waterproof: 330 ft. / 100 m.
Water Resistance: 10 ATM
Material Bezel: 18K yellow gold and brown with a bi-directional rotatable bezel
Glass: Sapphire crystal
Dial: Brown nipple dial - minor loss at 10 o'clock & light discoloration at 6 o'clock around the outer rim - wear consistent with age and use - good condition 
Dial Numerals: 18K yellow gold and luminescent hour indices, minute markers around the outer rim

THE BRACELET/STRAP
Bracelet color: Brown
Bracelet Material: Leather
Clasp: Tang 
Clasp material: Gold plated

THE FUNCTIONS
Hours, minutes, center sweep seconds, cyclops lens date aperture at 3 o’clock, second time zone with independent rapid-setting of the hour hand (GMT), 48-hour power reserve

OTHERS
18K yellow gold applied and luminescent Mercedes hours hand, spade minute hand, stick seconds hand, and arrowed second-time zone hand
18K yellow gold and brown bi-directional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel w/gold toned Arabic numerals every two hours
18K yellow gold screw-down crown with the Rolex crown engraved
Self-winding movement, bi-directional winding, Chronometer certificate (COSC),
Bréguet hairspring, Microstella precision adjustment with regulation screws, Kif shock protection
This watch has aged beautifully overall. The case shows no signs of age, with sharp corners and angles all around the case. The hallmarks are very crisp. The dial is overall well preserved, with a soft patina.
The new GMT-Master engine, the caliber 3075, was designed to complement the family's base movement caliber 3035. It boosted the balancing speed from 19,800 vph on the caliber 1575 to the now-standard 28,800 vph—the eight ticks per second frequency imparts the trademark smoothly sweeping seconds hand to all Rolexes built since. Along with the increased speed, the 3075 introduced the GMT's first Quickset date feature. This was an efficient addition for a luxury traveler's watch, as it allowed wearers to advance the date directly via the crown's second position rather than winding the central hands through 24 hours.
Rolex produced the caliber 3075 from 1981 to 1988 and was then replaced by the caliber 3175.
The GMT-Master made its debut in 1954. While it was initially designed as a tool watch for pilots, Rolex saw an increased demand for international travel and a market for a classier version. As a result, it transformed into a luxurious version with an 18k-gold case to serve as the ideal and sophisticated travel companion. 
The Rolex GMT-Master continues to be one of the most iconic Rolex sport watches ever created. 

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