16th Jun, 2021 10:00

The Summer Auction

Lot 152

A Gentleman's stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT Master 'Pepsi' bracelet watch

A Gentleman's stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT Master 'Pepsi' bracelet watch, circa 1966, ref. 1675, 26-jewel movement, calibre 1560 automatic, the matte black dial with luminous dot hour markers, baton quarters, white outer minute divisions, magnified date aperture at 3, luminous filled Mercedes hands, arrow tipped red duel time zone hand, the bi-directional bezel with blue and red 'Pepsi' insert 'No. 126****', with fitted 78360 Oyster link bracelet with signed folding clasp

Note: With accompanying copy of Service Invoice dated 16/02/2013

Sold for £7,500

Condition Report

Service invoice states:

Standard Service: Dismantle, lubricate, assemble, regulate movement, ultrasonic cleaning and electronic timing of movement, pressure test 100m, refurbish case and bracelet, replacement parts as specified by Rolex standards- plexi glass, screw down winder, threaded tube, tube seal, case back gasket, mainspring and case spring bars

Service receipt does not state that the hands have been replaced, however, they may have been due to their fine condition. Dial has been cleaned but appears to be original and Lume also appears to be original but please refer to additional images as we cannot guarantee this. 
Bracelet is not original.
Serial number 126** collates with the 1966 model.

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Bidding indicates acceptance of the condition of the lot.  All lots are sold subject to general wear and tear commensurate with age and handling over time and only obvious faults will be mentioned after a visual inspection. If you have particular specialist questions on any lot, please state these before bidding since we cannot and will not provide a forensic examination of any lot but only a general condition report as a guide only. All condition reports given by Halls Holdings Ltd's representatives or agents are statements of opinion and not fact. If you require any further information about any lots in this auction or about bidding please do not hesitate to contact us again.


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