Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II

During the Swiss watch and jewelry fair, Baselworld 2013, Rolex introduced a new version of the Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II watch made of steel 904L. This is the first watch with Cerachrom bezel made in two colors, blue and black, symbolizing the difference between day and night.

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master is a watch that was used by the pilot, Pan American World Airways in 1959. , on intercontinental flight New York – Moscow. This Rolex model has proven infallible in the simultaneous reading time in two different time zones, and soon became the official timepiece of Pan Am, one of the most famous air companies in golden age of civil aviation. The above-mentioned watch model is highly respected among pilots, but also among people who travel frequently and change the time zone.

The new model has a type “Oyster” case and the diameter is 40mm. Constructed as a mono-block, finely polished, with screw-down cover and crown that are decorated with Rolex logo. The crown has triple waterproof protection system named “Triplock”. The main advantage of this model is primarily displaying different time zones, which can be read on bi-directional rotating bezel, which has a two-tone ceramic CERACHROM insert with engraved 24-hour scales, coated with a layer of platinum in special technological process. The declared water resistance is 100m.

The watch has sapphire glass with double anti-reflective coating and 2.5 X Cyclops magnifying glass over the date. The dial is black, while the hour markers are coated with long lasting Chromalight luminescent coating. The hands are also covered with an identical coating and markers, and they are made of 18k white gold. A hand for displaying GMT time is blue, and ideally integrated with the touch of one part of the rotating ring.

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Watch runs COSC certified in-house built automatic movement marks 3186. The mentioned mechanism has bidirectional Perpetual rotor, 31 jewels and works at frequency of 28,800 v / h (4 Hz), with the autonomy of approximately 48 hours.

New Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master is available with Oyster bracelet made of 904L stainless steel, which has a security clasp and 5mm folding  Easylink extension.

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