Against expectations, Rolex has unveiled a novel version of its iconic Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II, which we have expounded on here.
For this timepiece, the crown and crown guard are on the left side of the watch case, meaning it is suited for the right wrist, worn by left-handed folks out there.
To achieve this execution, this required a change in the precision testing process for some of the final controls carried out as part of the Superlative Chronometer certification. The date aperture and the Cyclops lens have also changed position and now appear at 9 o'clock (instead of 3 o'clock).
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Made from Oystersteel and fitted with an Oyster bracelet, this watch features a two-colour monobloc Cerachrom bezel insert in green and black ceramic – a colour pairing never before seen on the model. This original timepiece highlights the GMT-Master II's readiness for discovery and reinterpretation.
The new version of the GMT-Master II is equipped with calibre 3285, a movement at the forefront of watchmaking technology, enabling it to display the hours, minutes, seconds and date, as well as an additional time zone in 24-hour format.
Like all Rolex watches, the Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II carries the Superlative Chronometer certification, which ensures excellent performance on the wrist.