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Old 28 December 2013, 10:24 PM   #61
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Thanks for your quick answer
I checked with the serial number and the case in from 1966

Do you think I shoul go for it or let it go ?
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Old 28 December 2013, 10:30 PM   #62
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Thanks for your quick answer
I checked with the serial number and the case in from 1966

Do you think I shoul go for it or let it go ?
Thanks ?
Welcome to the Forum!

Since the picture you posted is not yours, you could open a new thread with pictures of the actual watch and I am sure folks here will love to comment on it...
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Old 23 April 2014, 03:20 PM   #63
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Hi,
I got a 4.4mils series.
Can anyone help me to identify this dial..?
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Old 23 April 2014, 11:23 PM   #64
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I got a 4.4mils series.
Can anyone help me to identify this dial..?
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You have a Rolex service replacement case with what is referred to as a Mark I dial.
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Old 24 April 2014, 02:04 PM   #65
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Old 9 May 2014, 01:12 AM   #66
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Icon11 "non-date" dial

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You have a Rolex service replacement case with what is referred to as a Mark I dial.
Hi John,

This looks like the "non-date" dial used on the MK I dial of the "Fat lady" right? And on the 1675, it is a replacement dial and known as MK I too?

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Old 19 June 2014, 03:44 AM   #67
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Hi, I am a newbie here. May i know what MK model and price range of this nowadays? I inherited this to my friend. Thanks watch gurus. :)
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Old 8 July 2014, 03:56 AM   #68
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Please Help Id Dial

this is a 1675
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Old 8 July 2014, 04:49 AM   #69
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I have this dial as well. :) 1977

I have this dial as well. :)
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Here was my 1970s 1675, I sold it as having a replacement dial but there was a lot of confusion over its originality...I think it was a Mark X?

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Old 14 August 2014, 05:49 PM   #70
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You have a Rolex service replacement case with what is referred to as a Mark I dial.
Hi, thank you for the infos.

Since the case is 4.4mils which is dated around 1975-76.
It has a 1570 calibre and MK1 dial.
Therefore, the watch is not production original ?
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Old 15 August 2014, 12:49 AM   #71
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Hi, thank you for the infos.

Since the case is 4.4mils which is dated around 1975-76.
It has a 1570 calibre and MK1 dial.
Therefore, the watch is not production original ?
Correct, the case was replaced by Rolex at some time. It would not be a regular production case. The 44xxxxxx serial number can not be dated to a specific production period since it is not a production case. The case is not from 1975/76.
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Old 15 August 2014, 12:14 PM   #72
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Therefore, this watch will not worth as much as it Should be?
Watch can classified as Frankenstein ?
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Old 24 August 2014, 01:40 AM   #73
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Icon11 Depends...

Depends on how you define Franken watch bro...most would define it as fake parts mixed up and put together with real parts to make the watch looks real ! if all parts are real but not period correct, I am not sure if this term "put-together" set is used any where...?

Maybe there is an actual term to such watch... any expert there to advise?

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Old 28 August 2014, 02:08 AM   #74
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Therefore, this watch will not worth as much as it Should be?
Watch can classified as Frankenstein ?
In my book, the answer would be no on both counts. Not a "Frankenwatch" and also not as valuable if it had all its original parts. If it has genuine Rolex replacement parts, the watch would not be considered original but definitely not classified as a "Frankenwatch." A watch is a machine, over a period of time, components do and will wear out. If and when someone decides to sell a watch that has had components replaced with genuine Rolex replacement parts, this should be disclosed as the watch is not compeletely original. My GMT-Master is 34 years old. Over that time I have had the crystal, hands, bezel insert, crown and tube, and mainspring replaced. All genuine Rolex parts and all work performed by a Rolex trained and certified technician. Does this mean my watch is all original? No. Does this mean that my watch is a "Frankenwatch?" Absolutely not by any stretch of the imagination.
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Old 28 August 2014, 02:21 AM   #75
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Thank you. That's clear my doubt.


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Old 2 September 2014, 01:56 AM   #76
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In my book, the answer would be no on both counts. Not a "Frankenwatch" and also not as valuable if it had all its original parts. If it has genuine Rolex replacement parts, the watch would not be considered original but definitely not classified as a "Frankenwatch." A watch is a machine, over a period of time, components do and will wear out. If and when someone decides to sell a watch that has had components replaced with genuine Rolex replacement parts, this should be disclosed as the watch is not compeletely original. My GMT-Master is 34 years old. Over that time I have had the crystal, hands, bezel insert, crown and tube, and mainspring replaced. All genuine Rolex parts and all work performed by a Rolex trained and certified technician. Does this mean my watch is all original? No. Does this mean that my watch is a "Frankenwatch?" Absolutely not by any stretch of the imagination.
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Old 10 February 2015, 02:20 AM   #77
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Hi guys,

Quick question. I´ve got an offer for a 1675 2.9 mil series from 1971. The dial looks like this but browsing through this thread it doesn´t look right to me. Could it be a service-dial?

If this is a later dial, would it devalue the watch?




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Old 10 February 2015, 11:43 PM   #78
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Hey Guys,

I have recently acquired one of these watches. It looks absolutely identical to the one in the very first picture on the first page of this thread. I got it from a friend who got it from a family member that recently passed away. It is a one owner watch and the deceased owner bought it new we believe in the early 1960's sometime.

I have researched the serial number and it's a bit confusing. The watch was not working at the time but all it was, was a busted main spring. New spring and service in and it's holding time perfectly.

I will post pictures today, just waiting on the camera to charge.

It's a model 1675

Movement is 1570

Serial is 1427XXX

It has a jubilee bracelet with serial # 62510 H

I believe this watch to be 100% original. As mentioned it looks identical to the first picture in this thread. The bezel is faded, few scratches on the crystal which I believe to be plastic. The dial and hands look very very good. The case and bracelet look great as well.

Also...it has the mini arrow on the GMT hand.

What would you say this vintage GMT is worth? I think I may buy it from my buddy then trade it for a used ladies Rolex for my wife.
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Old 11 February 2015, 12:28 AM   #79
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Old 17 April 2015, 08:54 PM   #80
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Spotted this on a dealer website. Lume seems to be in a condition too good for an original dial. Seller states it's from 1971. Expert opinions are appreciated, thank you :)
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Old 18 April 2015, 07:16 AM   #81
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Spotted this on a dealer website. Lume seems to be in a condition too good for an original dial. Seller states it's from 1971. Expert opinions are appreciated, thank you :)
Service tritum dial.
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Old 18 April 2015, 10:37 AM   #82
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Service tritum dial.
Ed, sorry but I would have to disagree. Definitely not a service dial but a Mark V dial. Additionally, I've owned several GMTs with the Mark V dial that look very similar to this watch, and the lume doesn't look "too good to be true" to me. It looks like a nice, well cared for watch. Without putting a light to the dial, it is hard to say anything 100%.
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Old 18 April 2015, 11:14 AM   #83
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Ed, sorry but I would have to disagree. Definitely not a service dial but a Mark V dial. Additionally, I've owned several GMTs with the Mark V dial that look very similar to this watch, and the lume doesn't look "too good to be true" to me. It looks like a nice, well cared for watch. Without putting a light to the dial, it is hard to say anything 100%.
Thanks JP. I stand corrected.

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Thank you guys for sharing your knowledge. I'll try to get a chance to have a look at the watch next week. The overall condition seems really nice, but you never know beforehand.
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Old 15 September 2016, 05:08 PM   #85
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Rolex Pre-Daytona (Great Uncle's Estate) 6238 Unpolished/touched for sale

I'm considering selling my I think one of the first 63 Pre-Daytonas made and purchased new by my great uncle in New York, work every little, and into the safe to upgrade the the best and most expensive. It hadn't been touched by human hands in 12-15 years until my great aunt died leaving everything to my aunt. The cousins looted the Presidens (over 2 dozen) and left this pitiful, SS master piece, he he he. I have left it in original condition, so the new owner can do as he/she wishes.
send me email addresses or tell me how to upload photos; you'll be blown away if you like vintage. Cheers
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Old 15 September 2016, 05:27 PM   #86
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I think I have a GMT with Dial X. I"m new so how do I upload a photo?
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Can anyone confirm which dial this is? I am told the watch is from 1968. I don't yet have serial number -- I'll have it tomorrow. Does the dial look correct for that period though?



(Please ignore the insert. Seller has and will include the original faded fat font.)
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Old 2 November 2016, 05:44 PM   #88
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Can anyone confirm which dial this is? I am told the watch is from 1968. I don't yet have serial number -- I'll have it tomorrow. Does the dial look correct for that period though?



(Please ignore the insert. Seller has and will include the original faded fat font.)
You will need the serial number as that is not a dial from 1968.
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Can anyone confirm which dial this is? I am told the watch is from 1968. I don't yet have serial number -- I'll have it tomorrow. Does the dial look correct for that period though?



(Please ignore the insert. Seller has and will include the original faded fat font.)
That is a Mark II dial. My experience indicates that they are found in the GMT 1675s beginning with the high 2 million serial numbers.
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Old 3 December 2016, 08:53 AM   #90
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So happy to have found this forum. Looking forward to delving into information about my GMT. There is so much to learn!
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