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Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.
The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.
The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.
The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.
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This second hand Rolex watch has been fully inspected in house and is covered by the 24 months Xupes warranty – please note this does not include accidental damage or negligence. Water resistance is only guaranteed in line with manufacturer's warranty.
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Rolex GMT-Master 18k Yellow Gold and Stainless Steel Reference 16753
We are delighted in offering this BI-Metal Rolex GMT-Master Pepsi Gilt/Gold writing Gloss dial reference 16753 in excellent condition manufactured circa 1987.
The Rolex GMT is the jet-setting icon of the Rolex sports watch family. Like the Rolex Submariner, the Rolex GMT 16753 is sophisticated, rugged, and versatile.
In 1954 Pan Am started using the newly designed Boeing 707 which allowed for Pan Am to fly trans continentally and is said to have started the commercially available jet age. In the same year, Rolex received a request from Pan Am to create a technical pilots watch which indicated two time zones simultaneously that could be issued by the airline to their crews on long-haul transcontinental international flights.
GMT or UTC stands for Greenwich Mean Time or Coordinated Universal Time which is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. GMT or UTC is the time zone that is required for all aviation planning, weather forecasts, schedules, and other paperwork.
The original Rolex GMT Master has a fourth 24-hour hand directly displaying the same time zone as the standard 12-hour hand but on a 24-hour scale. This GMT hand enabled the crews to set the watch to GMT or another time zone, and, using the rotatable 24-hour scale bezel, set to the correct offset thus displaying a second time-zone on the 24-hour scale.
This specific 1987 Rolex Two-Tone GMT Master Ref. 16753 is an excellent watch for the seamless switch from formal to casual, making it the perfect daily driver for the businessman always on the go. The other convenient feature of the ref 16753 is the quick set date feature of the Rolex 3075 calibre movement.
The dial has the original gold hands, and the yellow gold surrounds to the hour markers are all matching in colour.
The overall condition of the case is very good along with the bezel that is showing consistent signs of ageing and discolouration giving it an attractive patina.
This BI-Metal GMT comes on an appropriate vintage style black alligator leather strap with yellow gold Tang buckle, which is compatible for this model.
This stunning GMT is accompanied with its Rolex presentation boxes.
At Xupes, we make choosing and buying a pre-owned watch a truly seamless and enjoyable experience. Every item is fully inspected, serviced and restored in our accredited service centre by our team of highly skilled watchmakers, using manufacturer-approved tools and equipment. If for any reason your watch isn’t to your complete satisfaction, you can return to us within 30 days and either obtain a full refund or exchange it for something else from our range; you’ll find details of our returns policy here. For your peace of mind, your pre-owned watch will also be covered by our 12-24 month warranty.
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