Swiss Watch Trader is an independent pre-owned Rolex watch dealer and shop selling the very best Rolex GMT Master watches online. Unless there is a valid reason, all our Rolex GMT Master watches will include their original boxes, papers, manuals and hang tags. Buy your next Rolex GMT Master watch online with your debit/credit card, PayPal or bank transfer or book an appointment to view and buy in person. All Rolex watches for sale with Swiss Watch Trader will include free UK delivery and a 12 month warranty. Our collection of pre owned and vintage Rolex GMT Master watches include the GMT Master 1675 and GMT Master 16750.
BUYING A ROLEX GMT MASTER ONLINE
When buying your next pre owned or vintage Rolex GMT Master always check online reviews and feedback to ensure that the seller is honest and genuine. Verified reviews left by previous customers on website such as Trustpilot and Google are a great way of seeing how the watch dealer / seller operates. Also be sure you check the company out on their social media channels including Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. Check the they are posting images of the actual watches for sale and have a reasonable following. Check their website for high quality and most importantly original and un-edited images of the the watches for sale and you are interested in purchasing. Don't be afraid ask for a video if aren’t 100% sure on the condition or can’t quite see certain aspects of the watch for sale. If a seller is serious about providing the customer with all the information required to make the buying experience as stress free as possible then they will be more than happy to help. If the seller does not offer the option to view the watch in person prior to making a decision, or at least do so through high-quality imagery, then you may want to look elsewhere. At Swiss Watch Trader we always tell our customers to purchase the very best used Rolex watch, in the best condition, at the very best price with as much or the original packaging and paraphernalia as possible. Original boxes and warranty papers/card are a must with any Used or pre owned Rolex, manuals and hang tags are essential but not necessarily deal breakers (there are exceptions). Please get in touch if you have any questions about our any of our used and vintage Rolex GMT Master watches for sale.
VIEWING OUR ROLEX GMT MASTER WATCHES
If you’re located in Hampshire or the surrounding areas and nervous about the prospect of buying a pre owned or vintage Rolex GMT Master without at least seeing it first then you’re in luck. Our main office is located in Solent Business Park, Whiteley and available for in-person viewings of our Rolex GMT Master watches for sale. Please note that viewing of our watches is strictly by appointment only, we do not offer a walk in service - please get in contact to book an appointment.
Do you have an old Rolex GMT Master watch that you want to trade against a new model? If so, we are more than happy to take your used Rolex GMT Master in part exchange. Our watch exchange services allows you to trade your Rolex watch online, using its value towards the price of another model. If you have been trying to find a watch exchange services near you but you’ve been struggling, Swiss Watch Trader’s fast, online service is the ideal solution for you. With our service, you can exchange your Rolex watch online, using its value towards a new watch. You can part exchange your Rolex GMT Master without even having to leave the comfort of your livingroom! We will also consider your pre owned Omega, Breitling, TAG Heuer, Tudor or Panerai in part exchange against any of of Rolex GMT Master watches for sale.
The Rolex GMT Master was released by Rolex in 1954 with the reference 6542. It featured a luminous bakelite bezel insert and powered by the calibre 1036 automatic movement with GMT complication. The red/blue bakelite bezel was quickly replaced as it was easily cracked and in 1956 a metal bezel was introduced. The Rolex GMT Master evolved over the years to include the 1675, 1675 and 16700.
THE ROLEX GMT MASTER 6542 'PUSSY GALORE'.
The Rolex GMT Master ref 6542 was released by Rolex in 1954 and originally featured a red/blue Pepsi bakelite bezel having been designed in collaboration is Pan-Am Airways. Specifically designed to to allow the wearer to track two different time zones, the GMT Master was issued by Pan-Am to their crews on long-haul flights. The GMT Master 6542 became know by collectors as the "Pussy Galore" having been worn by actress Honor Blackman in the 1964 film, Goldfinger.
THE ROLEX GMT MASTER 1675
The Rolex GMT Master 1675 was in production from 1959 until 1980 and was initially only available with the iconic red/blue Pepsi bezel insert. It wasn’t until the early 1970’s that an all black bezel wasmade available. Prior to 1965 the GMT Master was powered by the Rolex calibre 1565 automatic movement - from 1965 the calibre 1575 was used. Early examples of the 1675 can be found with small GMT hands and gilt glossy dials. From around 1966 matte dials were fitted. Rare and collectable versions of the Rolex GMT Master 1675 include the Pointed Crown Guard PCG), exclamation point and the MK1 Long E.
THE ROLEX GMT MASTER 16750
The Rolex GMT Master 16750 was in production from 1981 until 1988 and introduced the quickset date feature with the Rolex calibre 3075 automatic movement. The GMT Master 16750 was available with the iconic red/blue Pepsi bezel insert or all black 24 hour bezel. Early examples of the GMT Master 16750 were fitted with matte dials with printed hour markers. These models are very rare and collectable. Later models feature gloss black dials with applied hour markers in white gold. The Rolex GMT Master 16750 was fitted with an acrylic crystal and available with of either oyster or jubilee bracelets.
THE ROLEX GMT MASTER 16700
The Rolex GMT Master 16700 was released in 1988 and was powered by the Rolex calibre 3175 automatic movement with GMT and date functions. The red GMT hand enabled the wearer to track two times zones - ideal for pilots and frequent travellers. The GMT Master 16700 was a replacement for the GMT Master 16750 and intended to be a cheaper option to the GMT Master II 16710 which was released at the same time. The Rolex GMT Master 16700 was only available with either BLRO red/blue Pepsi bezel insert or all black, there was never a red/black Coke version. The GMT Master 16700 was eventually discontinued in 1999.