Buying timepieces of Antiquorum Offers Important Rolex GMT-Master with Bathyscaph Trieste Connection for many individuals
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Buying timepieces of Antiquorum Offers Important Rolex GMT-Master with Bathyscaph Trieste Connection for many individuals On Wednesday evening December 8, Antiquorum will offer you 365 modern and vintage timepieces at its Manhattan headquarters, including a historically significant Rolex GMT-Master that belonged to Lt. Don Walsh who, in conjunction with Jacques Piccard, piloted the replica breitling watches uk bathyscaphe Trieste towards the deepest time the earth’s oceans. This important Rolex GMT-Master, ref. 6542, belonged to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Don Walsh, the Officer-in-Handle of the Navy’s Bathyscaph Trieste. Lieutenant Walsh and Jacques Piccard piloted the Bathyscaph Trieste towards the deepest set up the earth’s oceans: the Challenger Deep in the Marianas Trench, 200 miles southwest of Guam. The Trieste descended to a depth of 35,800 feet. Subsequent to the dive, in April 1960, Rolex gifted Lieutenant Walsh a Rolex GMT- Master. Also in recognition of his achievement, Lieutenant Walsh was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Navy’s second highest non-combat medal, by President Eisenhower at the ceremony held in the White House in 1960. Stated in 1958, Lieutenant Walsh’s former Rolex GMT-Master is usually a rare, two time replica omega watches uk zone, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant wristwatch with date and 24-hour bezel. It really is associated with the first 1960 letter from Rolex and subsequent complimentary invoice; it ” Seven Miles Down: Situation of the Bathyscaph Trieste” by Jacques Piccard; an authentic 1960 copy of Life Magazine featuring the Trieste around the cover; an August 1960 National Geographic magazine through an article within the Trieste dive by Jacques Piccard (in pristine condition); a replica of Don Walsh’s award citation replica tag heuer watches uk from President Eisenhower; a duplicate of Walsh’s award citation through the Secretary of the Navy; a copy of the Rolex booklet celebrating the 25th anniversary on the deep dive manufactured in 1985, and a souvenir photograph of Don Walsh, Jacques Piccard, and also the Trieste (all signed by Don Walsh).