1958 Vintage Rolex GMT 6542 with Bakelite Bezel
|Dial||Tropical Gilt Dial|
Case & Bracelet
Very Good case that has been previously polished. The caseback is stamped 6542 IV.1958 Original bakelite with wear form age with very light cracks and wear. The bigger cracks are at the 14 and 18 and 6 numbers on the bezel.
Bracelet: Excellent newer 78360 band with 501B end pieces.
Excellent gilt OCC dial that is turning a brown color. The original hands have been re colored to match the lume on the dial. The watch has the correct early roulette date disk
Recent Rolex Service Papers from Rolex San Francisco.
The watch was bought from the son of the original owner who was a high level exec at Bendix in the 50’s. He flew around the world with Pan Am and decided he liked the watch the pilots where wearing. The son who owned and wore the watch since he was a teenager is more then happy to connect with the future buyer.