|Model:||GMT Master II – Ref 16710|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||40mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||47mm|
Mint condition Rolex GMT Master II reference 16710 with serial number P732….. The watch has a round black dial with dots for hours, batons for 3, 6, o’clock and triangle for 12 o’clock. At 3 o’clock comes the date with cyclops. The hands are original with Mercedes shape. The GMT hand is red. At 12 o’clock comes “Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date” and 6 o’clock GMT Master II - Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified. It is a Swiss Made. On the outer of the dial comes a Coke bezel graduated with even numbers up to 24. The crown is original with the Rolex logo. The watch has a screw back case. The watch is water resistant 100 meters/330 feet. The watch has an automatic Rolex movement with caliber 3185 and 31 jewels. It is a stainless steel bracelet ref 78790A with a deployant clasp buckle with the Rolex logo. The watch comes with a Rolex box.
In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf founded in London “ Wilsdorf & Davis” a wholesaler company. The same year, he signed a contract to distribute the Aegler wristwatches brand in UK. In 1908, he creates his own brand called “Rolex” abbreviation of “Rolling Export”. In 1914, Wilsdorf won a class “A” rating certificate from the Kew observatory in England. In 1914, “Les Fils de Jean Aegler become Rolex Watch Co. Aegler SA, Manufacture d’Horlogerie”. In 1920, Wilsdorf founded “Montres Rolex SA” in Geneva. In 1926, he patented a watchcase with a screw down crown. In 1927 the “Oyster” was born when Mercedes Gleitze crossed the Channel in 15 hours and 15 minutes. In 1931, came the “Perpetual”, then the “Datejust” in 1945. Since 2000, Rolex makes its own movements and produce over 700,000 watches a year many being iconic like the Daytona, Submariner or the Prince to name a few.
Automatic movement with caliber 3185 with 31 jewels, 28,800 A/h and 50 hours of power reserve. The movement was made from 1988 to 2005.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 40mm
Length including lugs: 47mm