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Old 29 November 2009, 07:46 AM   #1
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GMT 1675 Radial/Mini Dial

Here's a 1675 GMT 3.9mil radial/mini dial (hour markers are closer to the center, which gives the illusion of a smaller dial).
I wanted to share this fine example, as we don't see them very often.

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Old 29 November 2009, 07:48 AM   #2
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Really like that version of matte GMT dial...

...almost like the dial manufacturer mistakenly used a gilt dial outline to create it. The lume placement is similarly away from the edges/toward the center.
Very cool & enjoy,
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P.S. 5 million case serial #?
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Old 29 November 2009, 08:03 AM   #3
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...almost like the dial manufacturer mistakenly used a gilt dial outline to create it. The lume placement is similarly away from the edges/toward the center.
Very cool & enjoy,
T.

P.S. 5 million case serial #?
Hey Tom,
It's a 3.9 million serial and actually a tritium dial.
The dial manufacturer is "Beyeler" which could explain the difference with the dials "Singer" manufactured.
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Old 29 November 2009, 09:29 AM   #4
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Quite the specimen!!!
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Old 29 November 2009, 09:32 AM   #5
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It is interesting the way Rolex changed the dial on the 1675. There are indeed quite a few variations.

The smaller inset markers are very interesting. I wish there was some official explanation for that. I doubt that the dial makers would have done this off their own bat. I suspect that Rolex issued instructions regarding the positioning and the size of the markers on the dial. I guess we will never know.
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Old 29 November 2009, 09:33 AM   #6
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Never seen such a dial before. Thanks for pointing it out
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Old 29 November 2009, 11:04 AM   #7
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I love that version and one you don't see that often. Nice!
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Old 29 November 2009, 12:01 PM   #8
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That's right Mike, pretty rare as it's not seen very much.

I was lucky to have handled one, and have it on my wrist in September,
and let me tell you it was mesmerizing.

Fell in love instantly.
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Old 29 November 2009, 12:22 PM   #9
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Old 30 November 2009, 08:07 AM   #10
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When I write "Lume"...

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Hey Tom,
It's a 3.9 million serial and actually a tritium dial.
...I am referring to Luminous plots in general. If I am referring to "Luminova", I would write "Lumi". Isn't Rolex vernacular great?
Enjoy that GMT,
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