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1971 Rolex GMT-Master 1675 MK1 Long E Dial

Watch Details

Brand: Rolex
Gender: Mens
Model Name: GMT-Master
Model Number: 1675
Serial Number: 282XXXX
Case Size: 40 mm
Movement: 24 Hour Hand, Self-Winding, Perpetual, Mechanical
Complications: Date, 3 Time Zones GMT
Case: Stainless Steel
Bezel: Stainless Steel, 24 Hour Graduated Bidirectional Rotatable
Dial: Blak Matte, MK1 long E, Luminous Dots & Index Markers
Bracelet: Stainless Steel, 8 in
Bracelet Type: Oyster
Crystal: Acrylic
Condition: Excellent
Accessories: Box, Booklet, Tag


The Rolex GMT Master model 1675, an exquisite combination of vibrant Blue & Red Bezel, fondly nicknamed "Pepsi" MK1, coupled with a timeless Long E dial, holds a distinctive allure to watch enthusiasts, making it one of the most sought-after and desirable timepieces in the Rolex GMT collection.

The exceptional legacy of this iconic model began in 1955, when Rolex introduced their first GMT watch, the Reference 6542, which was innovatively designed for pilots amidst the golden age of air travel. Launched in great anticipation of my birth, the Reference 6542 unquestionably marked a transformative epoch in the sphere of horology.

Over six decades later, the significance of the first GMT-Master watch is memorialized, as its original design elements continue to make compelling statements in the aesthetics of the modern GMT-Master II series, testimonial to the timelessness of Rolex's craftsmanship and innovation.

The illustrious Reference 1675 was in active production from 1959 until 1980. This stretch of over two decades makes it one of the longest-running Rolex references in existence – a testament to its enduring style, relevance, and popularity. This celebrated model encapsulates a dynamic interplay of Rolex's engineering feats and design aesthetics, making it not only a stunning timepiece but also a significant milestone in Rolex's chronology.

Throughout its production span, Rolex introduced a variety of changes to the GMT-Master 1675, charting an interesting evolution of design modifications. However, the most note-worthy among them would certainly be the shift from earlier gilt dials to the later matte dial variations. The bustling era of the 1960s saw the gilt dials in high demand and production from 1959 to around 1966-67, followed by the introduction of the more subdued matte dials, adding a contemporary twist to the watch's aesthetics. This trend shift cemented the recognition and prestige of the GMT Master model 1675 "Pepsi" MK1, Long-E dial in the prestigious halls of Rolex’s heritage.

Now, the Reference 1675 symbolizes a majestic blend of Rolex's commitment to precision-crafted performance and stylistic evolution, making it an adoring choice for all lovers of horology and design excellence. Armed with history, peppered with desirability, and a testament to Rolex's expert watchmaking, the GMT Master model 1675 truly remains a timeless classic in the elite world of fine wristwatches.



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Stock Number: 7154
Condition: Excellent
Warranty: Ermitage 1 Year Warranty
Included: Box, Booklet, Tag
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