ROLEX GMT-MASTER II BASELWORLD
Rolex is extending its own GMT-Master II range with a new version in Oystersteel, outfitted with a graduated two-colour Cerachrom add and a rotatable bezel in blue and red ceramic. Sides and the lugs of its Oyster case have been redesigned, and the men watch is fitted onto a five-link Jubilee bracelet. Two versions of this GMT-Master II introduce the scope for the very first time and 18 ct Everose gold. The first is created from this elegant, exclusive alloy, and the second is offered in an Everose Rolesor variant, mixing 18 and Oystersteel ct Everose gold. The bezels are fitted at a developed and dark ceramic using two-colour Cerachrom inserts. These versions are outfitted with all the at the forefront of watchmaking technology. With a Chronergy escapement, the movement is equipped with 10 patent applications filed over the course of its own development and promises a power reserve of about 70 hours. Like most of Rolex watches, this GMT-Master II’s new versions take the Superlative Chronometer certification, which ensures exceptional performance on the wrist. One Device, A Few Time Zones Designed to aid airline pilots the GMT-Master is getting an icon that is unmistakable. Through time its emblematic bezel was presented in various colors, in both combinations. It’s the signature feature of its unique and instantly recognizable aesthetics. Having a traditional hour, minute and seconds display via palms; a 24-hour hand; and a bidirectional rotatable bezel with a 24-hour graduated Cerachrom insert, it is possible to read time in two time zones at once: either the local time and also a reference period, or the local time and the next time zone as desired. The date, shown at 3 o’clock, is synchronized with the time display. Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II Rolex has played a pioneering role in the development of unique ceramics for inserts and bezels. These materials are resistant to scratches and corrosion, and offer intense colours that are untouched by ultraviolet rays. Rolex made complete use of its experience in creating the high-technology production methods which let it manufacture its ceramic components. Rolex can create these ceramics in single colours in addition to two-colour versions. The Cerachrom add in blue and red ceramic is the most iconic of these, as it calls to mind the colours chosen for its first GMT-Master. This ceramic add is a feat in terms of research and technology. The challenge to create the insert hue, which can’t be obtained using mineral pigments that were stable, directed to the growth of a complex process and the filing of patent applications. Its middle case, with an crown shield, is made of a solid block of Oystersteel or 18 ct Everose gold. The situation back, edged with fine fluting, is hermetically screwed down using a tool that enables Rolex watchmakers to access the motion. The crown, fitted using the Triplock waterproofness system, screws securely against the circumstance. The crystal, with a Cyclops lens for easy reading of the date at 3 o’clock, is made from virtually scratchproof sapphire. The Oyster instance provides optimum protection for the high-precision motion of the GMT-Master II. The New Perpetual Calibre 3285 These GMT-Master II watches are outfitted with the newest calibre 3285, a new-generation movement. In the forefront of this art of watchmaking, this movement is a consummate presentation of Rolex technology, Using 10 patent applications filed within the course of its own development. Calibre 3285 offers gains that are fundamental in magnetic fields, power reserve, resistance to shocks and terms of precision, convenience and dependability. It incorporates the Chronergy escapement patented by Rolex, which unites energy efficiency with fantastic dependability. Made from nickel-phosphorus, this escapement is also conducive to interference. A blue Parachrom hairspring is fitted into the oscillator, the heart of the watch. Manufactured by Rolex within an alloy that is paramagnetic that is exclusive, it is up to ten times more precise than a traditional hairspring in the event of shocks. Its regularity is ensured by A Rolex overcoil . Calibre 3285 is equipped with a self-winding module via a rotor. Thanks to its barrel architecture and the exceptional efficiency of the escapement, calibre 3285’s power book extends to approximately 70 hours. The II using the Cerachrom insert in red and blue ceramic is fitted with the Oystersteel Jubilee bracelet. The supple and comfortable fivelink Jubilee bracelet was made at its launching in 1945 for its Oyster Perpetual Datejust. Everose Rolesor variations and the 18 ct Everose gold are fitted on solid-link Oyster bracelets. The 18 ct Everose gold bracelet includes ceramic inserts. In 18 ct Everose gold, the centre links of this bracelet are on the Everose Rolesor variant, and also the hyperlinks are in Oystersteel. All 3 bracelets benefit from a concealed attachment system, ensuring smooth continuity between case and the bracelet. Attribute the Easylink extension system that allows the wearer, and they are also equipped with an Oysterlock safety clasp to prevent accidental opening. Like most of Rolex watches, the GMT-Master II is covered by the Superlative Chronometer certification redefined by Rolex in 2015. This exclusive designation testifies that every watch has undergone a series of tests conducted by Rolex in its laboratories based on its own criteria, which transcend watchmaking standards and standards. The certification applies following casing the movement, guaranteeing functionality on the wrist in terms of precision, power self-winding, waterproofness and reserve. The precision of a Rolex Superlative Chronometer after casing is of this order of −2 /+2 seconds per day, or more than twice that required of a formal chronometer. The seal that accompanies every Rolex watch and is combined with an international guarantee symbolizes the Superlative Chronometer standing.