Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II (with calibre 3186 and monotone ceramic bezel insert)

Designed for commercial pilots and serious travellers, the Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II enables the wearer to read the time in two time zones simultaneously, thanks to its bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel and 24-hour hand.

The independent 12-hour hand allows the hour hand to be set for a new time zone while the watch continues to function, maintaining the exact time. The rotatable bezel makes it possible to display the time in a third time zone.

Rolex GMT-Master II 116710LN: 904L steel case with black dial and black Cerachrom bezel insert
Rolex GMT-Master II 116710LN: 904L steel case with black dial and black Cerachrom bezel insert

Introduced in 1983, the first generation Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II watch has an anodized aluminum bezel insert.  In 2005, Rolex introduced the proprietary Cerachrom bezel insert. The new GMT-Master II watches will be fitted with a scratchproof Cerachrom bezel insert.

The GMT-Master II watch benefits from all the aesthetic and technical innovations developed and perfected by Rolex. It is equipped with a movement featuring a new Parachrom hairspring designed and developed by Rolex, which offers increased resistance to shocks and magnetic fields.

Rolex GMT-Master II 116718LN: 18 ct yellow gold case with black dial and black Cerachrom bezel insert.
Rolex GMT-Master II 116718LN: 18 ct yellow gold case with black dial and black Cerachrom bezel insert.

Self-winding, equipped with a Perpetual rotor and certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC), the Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II is guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet). It features a sapphire crystal and a Cyclops lens with anti-reflective coating and a Triplock winding crown protected by shoulders.

It is equipped with an Oyster bracelet with an Oysterlock clasp and an Easylink comfort extension link.

Available in 18 ct yellow gold, Rolesor, or 904L steel, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II watch also exists in yellow or white gold gem-set versions.

Technical details

Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II

  • Calibre: 3186
  • Self-winding: Perpetual rotor
  • Power reserve: 48 hours
  • Date: Instantaneous change
  • Oscillator Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 beats/hour), Parachrom hairspring with a Breguet overcoil
  • Chronometer: COSC certification
  • Diameter: 40 mm
  • Material: 904L steel; yellow Rolesor; 18 ct yellow or white gold
  • Case: Bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel with Cerachrom, shoulders to protect the crown
  • Waterproofness: 100 m (330 ft)
  • Winding crown: Triplock
  • Crystal: Sapphire with Cyclops lens with anti-reflective coating
  • Bracelet: Oyster with Oysterlock clasp and Easylink comfort extension link

References

  • Rolex GMT-Master II 116710LN: 904L steel case with black dial and black Cerachrom bezel insert.
  • Rolex GMT-Master II 116713LN : 904L steel and 18 ct yellow gold case with black dial and black Cerachrom bezel insert.
  • Rolex GMT-Master II 116718LN: 18 ct yellow gold case with black dial and black Cerachrom bezel insert.

Introduced in 2007, the following GMT-Master II watches are made of 18K white gold and set with diamonds and sapphires. They feature gem-set bezels instead of Cerachrom bezel inserts.

  • 116759 SA: 18K white gold case set with diamonds and blue sapphires, black dial, gem-set bezel.
  • 116759 SARU: 18K white gold case set with diamonds, sapphires and rubies, black dial, gem-set bezel.
  • 116759 SANR: 18K white gold case set with diamonds and black sapphires, black dial, gem-set bezel.

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