1957 Rolex GMT-Master 6542 Radium Tropical Brown Dial White Large Bubble hand
About the watch: One of the rarest examples of the early GMT 6542. This watch came along with another Gold GMT 1675 Concorde from an estate sale (the 1675 is available for sale in Chrono24). Both belonged to the same owner.
Case and Bracelet: Very thick case still carry the factory finishes, free of any laser job or adding extra material. It shows wear, All the serial & model numbers are visible on the case. The bakelite insert was replaced in the late 70’s with an original red back GMT insert, and it was fitted to the original bezel by grinding the inset’s edges. this watch still has the original bezel but with later insert, not the bakelite. This watch will come with later Jubilee Rolex bracelet in great condition.
Dial and hands: Very nice honest dial, free of any touch up. All the gilt writing still there, the dial turned to a very nice dark brown tropical color. All the Radium lume are still intact. Very rare to find this watch with its original hands, all of them are Radium. Big bubble white second hand, long minute hand and long small GMT hand that exceeds the chapter ring.
Movement: Original movement has been recently serviced.
Accessories: Our in-house Certificate and original vintage Rolex box.