The Rolex GMT Master II is the quintessential traveller’s watch, a model that knows how to keep pace with changing times. Initially, the timepiece was developed and manufactured to be a professional instrument for those who were constantly circling the globe. Its charming mix of rugged aesthetics and unmatched functionality are the main qualities that made the watch a very preferred choice for countless travellers with an exquisite taste for luxury.
The ability of displaying different time zones isn’t the only thing that fascinates. The versatile design, the robustness and beauty of the craftsmanship are also utterly attractive features that make the watch irresistible to both globetrotters and fashion enthusiasts. Wearing a Rolex GMT Master II on your wrist is one of the most inspired style choices ever as this timepiece exudes timeless sophistication, richness and class.
At the core of the watch there is hidden one of the most remarkable modern automatic movements. This is called Calibre 3186 and it is a Rolex Manufacture self-winding mechanical movement that was developed and manufactured to encapsulate the brand’s technical innovation and peerless performances. Besides displaying the usual hours, minutes and seconds, the model also comes with a dedicated 24-hours hand that shows a second time zone. The superiority of the mechanism is certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute which confirmed its high precision and reliability. Calibre 3186 also features a Parachrom hairspring that enhances its resistance to shocks and temperature variations.
Its 40 mm 904L steel case has all the particularities of the iconic Rolex Oyster case- it is manufactured from a mono block of stainless steel, it has a solid screw down caseback and a masterfully designed screw down winding crown that enjoys the triplelock waterproofness system. To ensure the highest level of water resistance, even to depths of 100 meters, the watch comes with a scratch resistant sapphire crystal that seals the case perfectly and a bidirectional rotatable 24-hours graduated bezel. The blue and black Cerachrom bezel has engraved numerals and graduations.
The dial of the watch is characterized by the well-known Rolex elegance. Even though the model is meant for travellers and it is supposed to be a sporty piece, its face is classic, simple and clean. The black matte surface is accompanied by large luminescent hour markers outlined by stainless steel margins. The hours, minutes and seconds hands are silver and white lume and the second time zone hour hand is blue with a large white arrow tip. At 3 o’clock there is a date window that has a 2.5X Cyclops lens over it.
The bracelet is manufactured from the same high quality 904L stainless steel and it actually is the famous flat three piece links Oyster bracelet which comes with the folding Oysterlock safety clasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link.
If timeless style and peerless functionality is what interests you then you should definitely consider the Rolex GMT Master II with blue and black Cerachrom bezel. This fashionable, versatile and easy to use timepiece impresses even the most demanding watch enthusiast.