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  • Manufacturer: Rolex
    Year: Circa 2018
    Reference No: 116710LN
    Case No: 60NM2856
    Model Name: GMT-Master II
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, cal 3186, 31 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet stamped, 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 in green leather holder, product literature, hang tags and box with outer packaging.
    Provenance: Property of a Private Collection

  • Provenance

    Property of a Private Collection

  • Catalogue Essay

    - Reference 116710LN (lunette noir, or black bezel) was the first GMT-Master II to be fitted with a ceramic bezel and the newly designed case and bracelet.

    - Launched in 2007, the model is now discontinued.

    - It is the only GMT-Master II to have the model name and the 24-hour hand in green from all the Rolex dual time production.

    - Offered by the original owner, in new old stock condition and accompanied with its full, original kit.

  • 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. 116710LN
A fine and attractive stainless steel dual-time wristwatch with black bezel, date, bracelet, guarantee, hang tags and presentation box

Circa 2018
40mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed

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

Sold for CHF20,160

Contact Specialist

Alexandre Ghotbi

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+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