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Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II

A two-colour ceramic Cerachrom bezel insert in blue and black representing day and night

The Watch Quote™ - August 15th, 2013

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II

An essential tool in the cockpit


When Pan American World Airways made its first non-stop intercontinental flight between New York and Moscow in 1959, the watch used by the crew for navigation was a Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master chronometer. The GMT-Master, which provided a perfectly legible reading of the time in two different time zones simultaneously, would become the official watch of Pan Am, one of the most emblematic airlines of the Golden Age of civil aviation. And it would be recognized by pilots as an essential tool in the cockpit.



At Baselworld 2013, Rolex is introducing a new version of the Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II in 904L steel, with a rotatable bezel featuring for the first time a two-colour ceramic Cerachrom bezel insert in blue and black representing day and night… more

Public price: 7,250 €

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Thanks to Dubail Vendôme.

Thierry Castagna / The Watch Quote™
Photos Luc Virginius

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