Model: GMT Master
Circa: 8.4 million serial, circa 1984
Dial Color: Black
Case Material: Stainless steel
Bezel Material: Yellow Gold
Case Back: Solid
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, quick set date, GMT dual time zone
Band: Tokki Project leather strap with a stainless steel Tokki Project tang buckle
Papers / Warranty card: No
Condition: Has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age. The minute hand has a pin point sized area where the lume is absent. The insert has a couple of light scratches. Overall condition of the watch is good. Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness. An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.
Special Notes: The Rolex GMT-Master watch was originally created in the 1950’s at the request of Pan Am Airlines for their pilots who needed a watch that was easy to read and displayed a second time zone.
Last Know Retail (Approximate): NA
In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, founded their company Wilsdorf & Davis Ltd. In 1908, they registered Rolex and became Rolex Watch Co Ltd in 1915. After moving their headquarters to Geneva, Switzerland, the company name was changed to Montres Rolex S.A. in 1920. Rolex introduced the first waterproof Rolex Oyster in 1926. The following year, Mercedes Gleitze swam for 10 hours across the English Channel wearing a Rolex Oyster. Rolex invented the first self-winding automatic movement with rotor in 1931. Rolex watches became popular in the fields of aviation, motor racing, sports, and expeditions. Some notable models are the Rolex Datejust, the Rolex Explorer, the Rolex Submariner, the Rolex GMT-Master, the Rolex Day-Date (aka “President”), the Rolex Milgauss, the Rolex Lady Datejust, the Rolex Deep Sea Special, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, the Rolex Sea-Dweller, the Rolex Explorer II, the Rolex Sea-Dweller 4000, the Rolex Pearlmaster (aka “Masterpiece”), the Rolex Yacht-Master, the Rolex Yacht-Master II, the Rolex Deepsea, the Rolex Sky-Dweller, the Rolex Air-King, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual, and the Rolex Cellini.