New York - Aurel Bacs closes the show with a bang "GAME CHANGERS " scoring another important result, with the legendary ROLEX GMT-MASTER by Marlon Brando. The watch that the actor wore in "Apocalypse Now" it was sold by the well-known auction house Phillips Bacs&Russo to a mind-boggling figure, $1
The Rolex GMT-MASTER ref. 1675, produced in 1972, worn during the filming of “Apocalypse Now”, is in excellent condition and declared by Phillips as “unpolished”, ie never polished. To embellish this piece of history is the caseback, on which it has been engraved "M. Brando”By the actor himself thanks to a special electric pen.
THEabsence of the typical rotating bezel planned for this model, is due to Marlon Brando's choice to make the watch less flashy and give more credibility to his character, as he played an army colonel lost in the jungle.
Part of the auction proceeds of the Rolex GMT-Master 1675, worn by Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now it will be donated to a foundation that helps abused, disadvantaged and neglected children.
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