When one thinks of Rolex watches, images of high luxury, timeless style and matchless heritage likely come to mind. Rolex's 100 plus years of horological mastery have yielded some of the most brilliant and famous timepieces every seen. The GMT-Master II is a product of the Swiss timepiece manufacturer's unparalleled design experience and exacting engineering specifications.
With its 40-millimeter case available in brushed stainless steel, 18k yellow gold and white gold the Rolex GMT-Master II luxury timepiece is sized to fit most wrists perfectly. Dials are available in elegant jet-black, deep green and, for more extravagant tastes, a full white diamond pave. All GMT-Master II watches sport unidirectional rotating bezels. The less showy versions carry stainless steel or yellow gold Arabic numerals on a polished black Cerachrom disc, while the more elaborate versions are jeweled with an array of diamonds, sapphires, rubies, or any combination of the three. All timepieces in the GMT-Master II collection feature non-numbered indexes, and instead use Rolex's classic chunky luminescent markers around the dial, with an inverted triangle and 12 o'clock. The hours, minutes and seconds hands carry luminescent paint as well, making for easy time readings in the darkest environments. A large, magnified date window sits in the traditional three o'clock position. Large crown protectors flanking the crown help defend against accidental impacts.
Developed in conjunction with Pan Am Airlines in the 1950s to meet the timekeeping needs of international pilots, the "GMT" in this collection's name refers to the fourth hand that keeps track of a second time zone, an indispensable feature for the world traveler. With the use of the rotating bezel, a third time zone can be tracked.