Rolex GMT-Master

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master is an automatic movement watch manufactured by Rolex . The first GMT-Master was presented to the public in 1954 . Originally developed as a result of a request from the Pan Am 1 who wanted a watch for its pilots on transcontinental flights. The special feature of the GMT is to indicate an additional time zone by means of a 24- hour hand (in green on the image). The Rolex GMT-Master is part of the Oyster Perpetual collection within the Rolex range.

This watch was worn by Chuck Yeager onWhen he established the first passage through the sound barrier on board the Bell X-1 .

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