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    Rolex, An Important And Very Rare Yellow Gold GMT-Master, Bakelite Bezel, Ref. 6542, circa 1959
    Case: 38 mm, 18k yellow gold, three body, rare original cognac brown-colored Bakelite bezel, original screw down crown, screw down case back, No. 486453
    Dial: rich chocolate brown dial, luminous gold "nipple" and baton indexes, date aperture at 3, gold lettering, luminous gold alpha hands, long slim gold GMT hand
    Movement: Rolex caliber 1066, rhodium finish, self-winding, 25 jewels, adjusted to five positions and temperature, DN904269
    Band: original 18k gold riveted spring bracelet, polished and brushed, full length, 13 links, deployant clasp with "G" makers mark in an oval frame
    Signed: Rolex on the dial, case and movement

    Property from a Corpus Christi Estate


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, An Important And Very Rare Yellow Gold GMT-Master, Bakelite Bezel, Ref. 6542, circa 1959
    Dial: rich chocolate brown dial, luminous gold "nipple" and baton indexes, date aperture at 3, gold lettering
    Hands: luminous gold alpha hands, long slim gold GMT hand
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case: #No. 486453
    Case Info: three body, rare original cognac brown-colored Bakelite bezel, original screw down crown, screw down case back
    Case Width: 38 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex caliber 1066, rhodium finish, self-winding, 25 jewels, adjusted to five positions and temperature, DN904269
    Band: original 18k gold riveted spring bracelet, polished and brushed, full length, 13 links, deployant clasp with "G" makers mark in an oval frame
    Condition: It is without a doubt that this timepiece ranks among the finest, most well preserved examples of this legendary reference. The timepiece features an all original bezel, strong case showing minimal wear, ultra-rich deep colored dial, unblemished movement with finish preserved as new, and a tight, very fine gold expansion band. Movement runs and sets as it should. Heritage does not guarantee timekeeping accuracy. We always recommend servicing for daily use and timekeeping accuracy,
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    November
    17th Wednesday 10:50 am CT
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    17th Wednesday
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