Year of manufacture1970
ROLEX REF. 16700 GMT-MASTER STEEL
Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, GMT-Master, Superlative
Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. W946039, Ref. 16700.
Sold in May 1996.
Fine, two-time-zone, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant,
stainless steel wristwatch with date, revolving red and blue 24-hour
bezel and a stainless steel Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp.
Accompanied by the original box (missing insert), original warranty
Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case b ack
and crown, graduated bidirectional revolving bezel for the second
24-hour time-zone, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens.
Black with applied luminous steel round, baton and triangular
indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, aperture for the date.
Luminous steel skeleton hands and a luminous red 24-hour arrow
Cal. 3175, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels,
straight-line lever escapement, free-sprung monometallic balance
adjusted to temperatures and five positions, shock absorber,
self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating
screws, hack mechanism.