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By: Watcholic_id
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PhinneyWood
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Rolex GMT MASTER 6542. THE census.

You know I own an "imperfect" example which I bought in my beginnings as a watch collector some ten years ago. A big mistake for a beginner to hunt for such an important piece! But anyway I still keep it. Bezel is aftermarket of course, and dial sports si
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By: amanico
56
amanico
1842

Rolex GMT MASTER 6542. THE census.

The GMT MASTER 6542 is a relatively rare watch. How many were produced, it is hard to say, but if you keep in mind that, according to Rolex is a document dated from December 1959, only 605 of them were imported in the US, we can reasonably guess that for
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By: amanico
56
amanico
1842

Rolex Explorer 6610: One of my favorite wrist shot.

The dial, the strap, the old jacket, the whole combo is very much my taste. Aaaah, and good news, I will post my " 6542 Mega Thread Census " mega thread on the 23rd of December. Stay tuned! Best, Nicolas
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By: amanico
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amanico
459

Rolex 1675 OCC. Another ocean Sunday.

The Rolex 1675 OCC is a relatively rare bird as transitional watch it also has some of the features of the 6542 bakelite in the fact that it does have a pretty good read on the old bond detector thst makes a crackling sound. Have a great Sunday. Rolex 167
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By: Bill
7
nasseriq
257

Some pictures of my Rolex 6542 GMT MASTER and some good news.

The pictures: Now the good news: I found the three last pictures of the three last 6542 I missed to post my 6542 census. I wanted to find 100 to make a valuable post. I will post just before Xmas, as my gift to the Community. Too great! In the meantime, I
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By: amanico
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amanico
693

Summer pictures of my Rolex GMT MASTER 6542.

I took several but let me start with two of them. The first one shows how magic is this dial: The second one is not bad, either. No wonder why this watch is a keeper for me. Best, Nicolas
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By: amanico
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amanico
1047

A couple of summer pictures of my Rolex GMT MASTER 6542.

Summer is still here, alive and kicking, just like my 6542. One of the best and nicest vintage Rolex reference, in my opinion. Best, Nicolas
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By: amanico
33
amanico
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The big dilemma-Rolex Vintage Sunday-What would you do dear forum? James Bond or Pussy Galore?

At this level every little negative aspect will count hugely towards any resale vale- for both watches If you are never going to sell then it does not matter but I believe that you should buy the best . I suspect that the financial input for either of the
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By: jlc.thomsen
56
jlc.thomsen
2301

The big dilemma-Rolex Vintage Sunday-What would you do dear forum? James Bond or Pussy Galore?

I completely understand your attitude. I have the same. The focus is the level of enjoyment and the fantastic watches we have the privilege to enjoy and collect. I was so close to pull the trigger on that beautiful 6542 GMT. However you also don’t want to
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By: jlc.thomsen
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jlc.thomsen
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