Rolex GMT-Master II

Rolex introduced at Baselworld a new version of GMT-Master II in 904L steel

 
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ROLEX - GMT MASTER II

Rolex GMT-Master II

Rolex introduced a new version of GMT-Master II with a rotating bezel equipped for the first time, a hard ceramic Cerachrom blue and black.

Rolex GMT-Master II

Simultaneously displaying two time zones so very readable, the GMT-Master became the official watch of Pan Am, one of the airlines most emblematic of civil aviation. The GMT Master It has become an important tool for their pilots.

EXCLUSIVE TWO-COLOUR CERACHROM BEZEL

The Cerachrom bezel insert is obtained by a unique process developed and patented by Rolex which allows this ceramic component with two colours to be produced as a single piece. The engraved 24-hour graduations are coated with a thin layer of platinum via a Physical Vapour Deposition process.

OYSTER CASE - WATERPROOFNESS AND ROBUSTNESS

Rolex GMT-Master II

The new GMT-Master II have a 40 mm Oyster case, guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres. The waterproof Oyster case provides optimal protection for the high-precision movement. The shaped middle case is crafted from a solid block of particularly corrosion-resistant 904L steel. The case back is hermetically screwed down with a exclusive Rolex special tool. The crown with waterproofness system, the screws down securely against the case. It is protected by a crown guard that forms an integral part of the middle case. The crystal is made of virtually scratchproof sapphire.

PRICE:
CHF 8,500.00

TECHNICAL DETAILS - GMT MASTER II

REFERENCE:
116710 BLNR

MOVEMENT:
Calibre 3186
Manufacture Rolex
Mechanical movement with bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
Officially certified Swiss chronometer (COSC)
Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring
Breguet overcoil
Large balance wheel with variable inertia
High-precision regulating via four gold Microstella nuts
Traversing balance bridge

VIBRATIONS:
28,800 vph 4 (Hz)

JEWELS:
31 Jewels

POWER RESERVE:
48 hours

FUNCTIONS:
Hours, minuts, seconds, date and second time zone
Centre hour, minute and seconds hands
24-hour display via additional hand
Second time zone with independent rapid-setting of the hour hand
Instantaneous date at 3:00 o’clock
Stop-seconds for precise time setting

CASE:
904L stainless steel superalloy, satin and polished finish
Type Oyster (monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown)
Bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel with two-colour blue and black Cerachrom insert in ceramic
Engraved numerals and graduations coated with platinum via magnetron sputtering
Winding crown Screw-down Triplock triple waterproofness system
Crown guard Integral part of the middle case
Case back screw-down with Rolex fluting

SIZE:
Measuring 40,00mm in diameter

DIAL:
Black lacquer
Hour markers highly legible Chromalight appliques (long-lasting luminescence) in 18 ct white gold
Hands Chromalight hands in 18 ct white gold, blue 24-hour hand

GLASS:
Scratch-resistant sapphire
Cyclops lens (2.5 x) over the date, double anti-reflective coating

WATER RESISTANCE:
10 Bar = 100 meters

STRAP:
Type Oyster, three-piece solid links
904L stainless steel superalloy
Polished centre links, satin-finished outer links with polished edges
Folding Oysterlock safety clasp
Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link

FOR MORE INFORMATIONS
SITE:

www.rolex.com

 
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