- Museum number
Automatic waterproof centre-seconds wrist-watch with date mechanism
Stainless-steel case with screw-on back. Stainless-steel bracelet.
Black dial with luminous-painted hour markers; triangle at 12, bars at 6 and 9 and dots for remainder; rectangular date aperture at 3 o'clock; around outside a rotating ring, manually operated, calibrated for 24 hours.Luminous-painted hour, minute and centre-seconds hands.
Movement, 26 jewels, rotary automatic winding and club-tooth lever escapement.
- Production date
Diameter: 39.40 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 29.50 millimetres (dial)
Length: 255 millimetres (bracelet)
Thickness: 13.50 millimetres
Width: 17.50 millimetres (bracelet)
- Curator's comments
- The Rolex GMT Master wristwatch, (this version sometimes known as the 'pepsi' watch, for its red and blue bezel). This watch was originally released in 1954, and is said to have been designed in collaboration with Pan AmericanAirways, and issued to crews of long haul flights. The rotating bezel makes the watch ideal for use with multiple time zone
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number