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  • Manufacturer: Rolex
    Year: 2021
    Reference No: 126710BLRO
    Case No: N9322250
    Model Name: GMT-Master II “Pepsi”
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 3285, 31 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless steel Rolex Jubilee bracelet, max length 210mm
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel Rolex deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 40mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Rolex International Guarantee, hang tag, product literature in the Rolex green leather holder, Rolex pouch and fitted presentation box with outer packaging.
    Provenance: Property of a Private Collection

  • Provenance

    Property of a Private Collection

  • Catalogue Essay

    - Released in 2018, reference 126710BLRO is the proud heir to the GMT reference 6542 from 1955.

    - The GMT Master II with its Jubilee bracelet is one of the most in-demand modern Rolexes today, with waitlists stretching years.

    - The present watch cased in stainless steel is fitted with a so-called "Pepsi" bezel made in Cerachrom which is known to be robust, scratchproof and with colors that won’t fade over time.

    - Offered by the original owner and accompanied with its full, original kit, the watch is in like new condition with almost no signs of wear.

  • Artist Biography

    Rolex

    Swiss • 1905

    Founded in 1905 England by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis as Wilsdorf & Davis, it soon became known as the Rolex Watch Company in 1915, moving its headquarters to Geneva in 1919. Like no other company, the success of the wristwatch can be attributed to many of Rolex's innovations that made them one of the most respected and well-known of all luxury brands. These innovations include their famous "Oyster" case — the world's first water resistant and dustproof watch case, invented in 1926 — and their "Perpetual" — the first reliable self-winding movement for wristwatches launched in 1933. They would form the foundation for Rolex's Datejust and Day-Date, respectively introduced in 1945 and 1956, but also importantly for their sports watches, such as the Explorer, Submariner and GMT-Master launched in the mid-1950s.

    One of its most famous models is the Cosmograph Daytona. Launched in 1963, these chronographs are without any doubt amongst the most iconic and coveted of all collectible wristwatches. Other key collectible models include their most complicated vintage watches, including references 8171 and 6062 with triple calendar and moon phase, "Jean Claude Killy" triple date chronograph models and the Submariner, including early "big-crown" models and military-issued variants.

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Ref. 126710BLRO
A sporty and attractive stainless steel dual time wristwatch with ceramic bezel, date, bracelet, international guarantee, hang tag and presentation box

2021
40mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed

Estimate
CHF12,000 - 24,000 
€12,500-24,900
$12,500-24,900

Sold for CHF23,940

Contact Specialist

Alexandre Ghotbi

Head of Watches, Continental Europe and the Middle East

+41 22 317 81 81

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Head of Sale, Geneva

+41 22 317 96 63

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Phillips Watches Online: The Geneva Sessions, Fall 2022

Online Auction 12 - 16 September 2022