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    This is my 1970 model.

    They are a beautiful watch, especially if you get a really nice colour on the bezel (not that I don't like cokes or all blacks, but the pepsi is iconic).

    Pluses - gorgeous, size, weight
    Negatives - crown small for my liking, no quickset date

    I don't particularly like the jubilee bracelet, too many fussy little parts on it for my liking. The non-locking oyster is good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wallasey Runner View Post
    Mike Wood has a rather tasty Gilt full set:

    http://www.theoldwatchshop.com/rolex.html
    Has anyone enquired about the price of this one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post
    Has anyone enquired about the price of this one?
    £17,500.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyman View Post
    £17,500.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyman View Post
    £17,500.
    Blimey. Nice though, and I would imagine a pretty sure-fire investment.

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    Typical fair price from Mike, I would expect much more to part company with mine, fantastic watches.

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    Will the closed 6s date wheel be original to a 1966 1675?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wallasey Runner View Post
    Mike Wood has a rather tasty Gilt full set:

    http://www.theoldwatchshop.com/rolex.html

    Googled images of the gilt chapter ring GMT - it's a difficult feature to spot!

    (Then realised - 'chapter ring' is the hour/minute marker 'ring')

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post
    Will the closed 6s date wheel be original to a 1966 1675?
    Yep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobdog View Post
    Yep.
    Thanks.

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    Vintage Rolex gmt

    I considered moving mine on last year but had a change of mind. Lovely watches, but being a 1675, not the most practical if worn in a rotation. Good luck with your search OP.

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    a full set gilt would be @13-15K but it would be well spent
    you cannot lose money on it problem is you wont ever want to sell it even if you need the 15K back

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xantiagib View Post
    a full set gilt would be @13-15K but it would be well spent
    you cannot lose money on it problem is you wont ever want to sell it even if you need the 15K back
    A tad more than that I would wager.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xantiagib View Post
    a full set gilt would be @13-15K but it would be well spent
    you cannot lose money on it problem is you wont ever want to sell it even if you need the 15K back
    Please find me one for that price

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    beautiful models that i believe will only appreciate with time!

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    This thread really doesnít help. Iíd shelved the search for a full set birth year Fat Lady in excellent condition due to them being like hens teeth. Now Iíve restarted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tenko View Post
    I considered moving mine on last year but had a change of mind. Lovely watches, but being a 1675, not the most practical if worn in a rotation. Good luck with your search OP.
    To be honest - I wear mine without altering the date. Doesn't bother me that it is wrong.

    Has your watch been polished a few times? Or is it the light/angle of the pic?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olly View Post
    This thread really doesnít help. Iíd shelved the search for a full set birth year Fat Lady in excellent condition due to them being like hens teeth. Now Iíve restarted.
    You need a Gilt, resistance is futile!


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    Quote Originally Posted by bobdog View Post
    You need a Gilt, resistance is futile!

    Would be nice to have one !!

    Sent from my ONEPLUS A3003 using Tapatalk
    Last edited by bokbok; 11th January 2018 at 14:15.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobdog View Post
    You need a Gilt, resistance is futile!

    Any chance of a macro pic of the chapter ring - I'm struggling to see the difference between models.

    Looked online - but nothing stands out

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackal View Post
    Any chance of a macro pic of the chapter ring - I'm struggling to see the difference between models.

    Looked online - but nothing stands out
    Bob's doesn't have a chapter ring, that is a feature on even earlier watches. If you look at Bob's the minute markers just end at the dial edge, on a chapter ring dial there is a circle on the outer edge of the dial joining up all the minute markers.

    Example below:

    Last edited by Wallasey Runner; 11th January 2018 at 14:47.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackal View Post
    To be honest - I wear mine without altering the date. Doesn't bother me that it is wrong.

    Has your watch been polished a few times? Or is it the light/angle of the pic?
    I tend to leave it a month between wearing so the date is nearly right.

    Polished? Not in my ownership. Prior to that, most definitely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackal View Post
    Any chance of a macro pic of the chapter ring - I'm struggling to see the difference between models.

    Looked online - but nothing stands out
    I thought gilt stood for gilt lettering - i.e. Rolex and GMT-Master were in 'yellow' text, as opposed to the pure white of the later models. There are differences in gilt dials (chapter rings, hands), and in later dials (radial is the big money in white lettered dials I think).

    This might explain it better.

    http://www.woundforlife.com/2015/03/...t-master-1675/

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    Quote Originally Posted by doctorj View Post
    I thought gilt stood for gilt lettering - i.e. Rolex and GMT-Master were in 'yellow' text, as opposed to the pure white of the later models. There are differences in gilt dials (chapter rings, hands), and in later dials (radial is the big money in white lettered dials I think).

    This might explain it better.

    http://www.woundforlife.com/2015/03/...t-master-1675/

    Thanks for the link - I see it now. I thought I had seen some gilt around the tritium on the face on other pics - your link depicts it a lot clearer.

    Al

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wallasey Runner View Post
    Bob's doesn't have a chapter ring, that is a feature on even earlier watches. If you look at Bob's the minute markers just end at the dial edge, on a chapter ring dial there is a circle on the outer edge of the dial joining up all the minute markers.

    Example below:

    Thanks! All clear now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobdog View Post
    You need a Gilt, resistance is futile!

    Stunning. Unfortunately access to the joint account for watches at present is futile. I can just hear it now ĎYou want to spend how much on an old Rolex?!í

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    still i'd rather buy watches than bitcoin....

    To think that when I bought my 5513 I passed over the Gilt ones because they looked old and not like moder rolex subs - they were only slightly more expensive in those days, still can't complain as my 5513 has more or less tripled in price

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    My current horological regret is passing over a birth month 5513 from Blowers two years ago because I though a 16760 might come up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobdog View Post
    You need a Gilt, resistance is futile!


    Stunning Bob and I'm a massive fan of GMTs and had a few Gilt , Radial dial and stupidly let them go but the date used to drive me up the wall .

    I now have a matte Dial GMT 16750 , best of both worlds although I'd get round the date issue with yours Bob .

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    Cheers Mark, yep this ones a bit special looks like new in the flesh, had the T38 fitted but still got the original cyclops plexi, as you know with gilts itís important to see the dial as any imperfections donít always show up in pics but this has a perfect mirror gloss dial even under a loupe. Itís one of the few watches I have seen that made me go WOW.

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