The is arguably oRéplica de relojes oyster perpetual ne of the best known models within the brand, occupying territory along with the Submariner and Daytona as one of the three kings in “professional” line. Its history from conception to present day is a fascinating insight into the development of watches with purpose.
In a recent post we took a look at some of the vintage references of the GMT-Master. It was tempting to split vintage and modern into “bakelite/aluminium bezels and Cerachrom bezels” however, the last of the pre-ceramic bezel GMT-Master II’s is by all counts a modern watch with classic looks so it deserves to be discussed in these terms.
The Réplica de relojes Rolex , the last pre-ceramic reference.
The 16710 was produced from 1989 until 2007. It is 40mm in size with a twin lock crown for 100m water resistance, sapphire crystal, hacking (stop seconds) movement, quickset date feature, and from 2000 onwards – solid end links. With three bezel (Pepsi, Coke, all black) and two bracelet (oyster and jubilee) options it is the most verrolsatile of the GMT-Master range and has the ability to offer 6 different looks using a combination of different bezel and bracelet options. Some examples of the different looks that the 16710 can achieve: