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Old 26 March 2023, 05:05 AM   #301
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Rise from the Dead, Thread!

Great post, been reading this and thoroughly enjoying, doing some further research, and since someone has to take the fall, it's the OP...

Hopefully there will an "Incoming" tomorrow, before 3pm, with signature

Thanks Tools, was an awesome read and loved this thread.....
Going to post here before doing an "Incoming".

Finally after a great snafu in has landed, 32 days late!

Thanks again Tools, threads like these are one of the reasons I enjoy The Rolex Forums.

This was a fantastic thread, and decided for me, as a 5 Digit fan, that I wanted to chase down a Rolex 16700 GMT.

So Behold - Rolex 16700 GMT on Jubilee, E Serial, serial number puts it end of 1990 into beginning of 1991, bracelet/links codes all correct.
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Old 20 April 2023, 03:24 PM   #302
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iím very glad i ran into this post while lurking considering itís fifteen years old & still going! decided to make a username & make it my first post (oops, i actually had to make 10 other posts before i was able to add a picture).

my first rolex was an 1803 which i bought in 2019. iíve always wanted a gmt but felt my wrists were too small to wear one.

but.. after trying so many on during my trip to japan, i decided to pull the trigger anyway on a 16700!

1997, t serial.

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Old 25 April 2023, 07:18 AM   #303
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Would love some help not sure my letters are lining up with the u and the e at top as it should for an a series 1999 rolex 16700 thanks for any
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Old 26 April 2023, 06:07 AM   #304
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Here is my newly acquired 1990 E Serial 16700. Love it :)
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Old 17 May 2023, 02:47 AM   #305
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The more I think about the original, non-jumping hour GMT, the more I wonder: Why not simply have had a single, 12-hour hand and a 12-hour rotating bezel? Wouldn’t that have served the same purpose? For the “II” the chosen configuration makes infinitely more sense since the 12-hour hand (not bezel) can represent local time and the date follows suit. But on the original the whole point was to avoid all the resets, wasn’t it?
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Old 18 October 2023, 02:05 PM   #306
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The GMT-Master 16700.....A Forgotten Reference

Great thread!

I was hoping to chronologically place inserts for 16700/16710 models.

Thereís an incredibly helpful post made by 5 digit expert. Link here:
So I will use the Mk designations from this post to discuss below.

I have been picking up a few inserts throughout my collecting journey but not able to place the black insert that is on my U-serial 16700.

It seems to be a fat font but not quite serif bezel, so I am at a loss. Donít think it is a Mk1 sans serif either. What are you guysí thoughts? Would be fun to be able to place this guy!

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Old 24 October 2023, 08:24 PM   #307
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Love the 16700 and 16750.
Can't decide if I should go with Sapihre or Plexi.
I'm a bit scared with Plexi as a every day watch
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Old 9 November 2023, 07:40 AM   #308
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Update to this thread, I sent my E-Serial 1990 Rolex 16700 GMT Master (above Post #301), to RSC Toronto for a full overhaul and upgrade - so new dial, hands, crystal, crown, clasp and one link also had to be replaced. No polish as well.

The Lume!!!!

Very happy with the results.
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Old 14 November 2023, 03:38 AM   #309
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The GMT-Master 16700.....A Forgotten Reference

Pleased to have found this resource and this thread!
Hereís my 16700. Any feedback gratefully received! Believe itís 93/94. Period correct bezel and dial in your opinions?

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