1987 Rolex GMT Master II Ref. 16760 "Fat Lady"
Introduced in 1983 the Rolex reference 16760 was the first GMT-Master II and had a few features that weren’t present on the previous GMT Master models. The Rolex GMT Master Ref. 16760 was only in production from 1983 was until 1988.
These features included a sapphire crystal, an independent ability to set the GMT hand, a thicker case that earned the reference the nickname "Fat Lady", the first GMT to use a black and red insert sometimes referred to as the "Coke" insert and a gloss black dial with white-gold index surrounds. The ref. 16760 is also sometimes referred to as the “Sophia Loren” drawing comparisons between the new curves of the watch and the Italian beauty.
This is a truly exceptional example and is becoming a highly sought after modern classic This piece would make a great stand alone piece or a great addition to and existing collection!
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The case of this Rolex GMT-Master II 16760 is in excellent condition that shows unpolished lugs and the original case chamfers and factory finishing. The original red and black "coke" insert has a mild patina from general use but retains a deep black and red coloration. The 62510H jubilee bracelet shows some stretch from use.
The watch just received a full service and comes backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.