Points of Mention
This watch is sold with its original Rolex box and paperwork. The watch comes paired on its original Rolex oyster bracelet, a full-sized bracelet. The watch is from December 2019 and is sold in very good condition with light wear visible. The watch comes with its original Manufacturer Warranty.
The GMT-Master story begins in 1955 when their very first pilot watch was made for Panam pilot's ref 6542. Which featured a bakelite bezel. It was replaced with the ref. 1675 which was in production from 1959 until 1980 when the ref. 16750 was introduced until Rolex replaced it with the ref:16700 in 1988. At NASA Jack Swigert of Apollo 13 wore one in 1970, and US Air Force pilots wore them. It was also worn by Sean Connery in Goldfinger in 1964.
Here we have a 2019 Rolex GMT-Master II Root Beer 126711CHNR with a 40mm Oystersteel case. The lugs gently curve over your wrist with a lug to lug length of 48mm and a thickness of 12mm gives the watch an impressive wrist presence. On the right side is an Everrose gold Triplock screw-down crown, protected by crown guards. The bidirectional bezel has a 24 hour Two-colour brown and black Cerachrom insert in ceramic. The numerals are deeply engraved into the ceramic. A sapphire crystal has a cyclops magnification at 3 o’clock. The black dial has disc and baton indexes framed in Everose and filled with Chromalight marking the hours. At 3 o’clock a large date window. An applied Rolex crown at 12 o'clock with precisely printed text. The Mercedes hands are framed in Everose and filled with Chromalight complemented by an arrow-tipped GMT hand and lollipop sweeping second hand. The GMT hand circles the dial once every 24 hours. The hour hand can be adjusted forwards or backward independently of the minute and second hands. On the reverse, a coin-edged screw-down case back. Inside an Automatic Rolex Cal. 3285, 31 jewels, 28,800 beats per hour. Superlative Chronometer is their in-house version of testing that goes beyond COSC specifications. The watch comes fitted on its Rolex 20mm Oyster bracelet in Everose Rolesor - a combination of Oystersteel and Everose gold. The folding OysterLock clasp has 5mm Easylink micro-adjustments that simplify adjusting the bracelet and also comes with its Rolex presentation box and papers.