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twnturbo 12 July 2019 10:29 AM

Marlon Brando Gmt 1675
 
Looks odd without the bezel but I guess he removed during filming of Apocalypse Now ,cool story & looks to be in great condition.

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springer 12 July 2019 11:54 AM

The horror.....

Glosstritium 12 July 2019 01:20 PM

Looks cool, I wear my submariner like that sometimes..

soundserious 12 July 2019 01:50 PM

And perfect condition! So glad Marlon took such impeccable care of this one...yeah

JBZ 12 July 2019 11:01 PM

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Originally Posted by springer (Post 9802125)
The horror.....

I agree, but my guess is that taking the bezel off his GMT is one of the least weird things that Marlon Brando did.

CalSRQ1 12 July 2019 11:22 PM

Fancy font on the engraving

Kingface66 12 July 2019 11:43 PM

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Originally Posted by JBZ (Post 9803024)
I agree, but my guess is that taking the bezel off his GMT is one of the least weird things that Marlon Brando did.

He only did it because the crew on the set thought it looked in too-good condition.

roh123 13 July 2019 12:17 AM

I wonder how prepped this watch is to look like Brando in Apocalypse now. I would guess that it had a bezel and a bracelet after they completed the movie.

I’m sure it will sell strong but I doubt we will see a crazy price like with PN PN.

omitohud 13 July 2019 12:30 AM

The case looks to be unpolished, but is the dial correct for the period though?


I blame it on autoconnect.

Tom1675 13 July 2019 12:50 AM

2 Attachment(s)
Here it is on the man himself

SunTzu 13 July 2019 02:04 AM

Wonder if he visited the RSC in Cambodia.

Kingface66 13 July 2019 03:58 AM

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Originally Posted by SunTzu (Post 9803486)
Wonder if he visited the RSC in Cambodia.

Wasn't it filmed in the Philippines?

Styles Bitchley 13 July 2019 04:20 AM

Just put a damn bezel on that thing already!


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springer 13 July 2019 04:24 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JBZ (Post 9803024)
I agree, but my guess is that taking the bezel off his GMT is one of the least weird things that Marlon Brando did.

You need to watch the movie again. "The horror" has nothing to do with the missing bezel.:lol::lol::lol::lol:

jb335 13 July 2019 04:58 AM

I know nothing compared to most of you guys, but isn't the dial in amazing shape? Looks like it has aged very evenly on the plots. Right, really nice looking dial?

Cooper33 13 July 2019 05:24 AM

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Originally Posted by jb335 (Post 9803894)
I know nothing compared to most of you guys, but isn't the dial in amazing shape? Looks like it has aged very evenly on the plots. Right, really nice looking dial?

It's a service dial for sure

JBZ 13 July 2019 05:51 AM

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Originally Posted by springer (Post 9803839)
You need to watch the movie again. "The horror" has nothing to do with the missing bezel.:lol::lol::lol::lol:

You don't like movies about surfing?

SunTzu 13 July 2019 05:57 AM

Marlon Brando Gmt 1675
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Kingface66 (Post 9803775)
Wasn't it filmed in the Philippines?


I believe it was but I was joking about whether Colonel Kurtz went there which would have been Cambodia


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springer 13 July 2019 07:22 AM

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Originally Posted by Cooper33 (Post 9803966)
It's a service dial for sure

Try again. Three strikes and you're out.

twnturbo 13 July 2019 10:56 AM

"Charlie don't surf"

jb335 14 July 2019 04:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by springer (Post 9804256)
Try again. Three strikes and you're out.



So itís not a service dial? Would you agree with my laughably amateur opinion that the dial is in great shape?


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oysterquartz17000 14 July 2019 02:53 PM

I found myself thinking about this watch a lot. Its so good to see it resurface, I really thought it lost.

oysterquartz17000 14 July 2019 06:24 PM

I wonder if those marks at the seven are where the bezel was popped off by perhaps Brando himself? Cool bloody watch.

Vincent65 14 July 2019 06:51 PM

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Originally Posted by Kingface66 (Post 9803775)
Wasn't it filmed in the Philippines?

Wherever it was filmed, it's overrated, imo. I saw it when it was released, and endured parts of it once or twice since. Sheen and Hopper were the best performers.
As for the watch - the DIY engraving on the back is cool. I agree the bezel's been popped off and snapped on quite a few times since the filming (he'd fit right in here:chuckle:), and probably been 'lost' again for dramatic ($) effect in the auction.

jflala 15 July 2019 10:34 PM

It kinda weird but special with the bezel tho. Like it

Mr.Rolex1 16 July 2019 06:37 AM

The engraving looks childish

TheDude 17 July 2019 09:01 PM

So who here would keep the bezel off if they bought this one and who would make the watch whole?


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Racer X 18 July 2019 01:35 AM

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Originally Posted by Vincent65 (Post 9808294)
Wherever it was filmed, it's overrated, imo. I saw it when it was released, and endured parts of it once or twice since. Sheen and Hopper were the best performers.

And Brando didn't do a good job as Kurtz??? I couldn't imagine anyone doing a better job. The monologue was perfect imo.

twnturbo 17 December 2019 11:50 AM

Sold hammer dropped at $1,952,000. thats some serious scratch for a Gmt

bayerische 17 December 2019 05:29 PM

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Originally Posted by twnturbo (Post 10210072)
Sold hammer dropped at $1,952,000. thats some serious scratch for a Gmt

Whoa. :cheers:

But with such a unique history it doesn't surprise me too much.


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