Rolex Gmt Master 16700 History. The new gmt master model was actually less expensive than its counterpart the gmt master ii but maintained some of its features. With traditional hour minute and seconds hands a triangle tipped 24 hour hand and a bidirectional rotatable bezel with 24 hour graduated cerachrom insert the gmt master ii can display either the local time and the reference time or the local time and that of an alternative time zone.
Rolex also introduced the reference 16710 we recently did an in depth article on this reference here the successor of the fat lady. Since the gmt master ref. Produced for a surprisingly long run from 1988 to 1999 the rolex gmt master ref.
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When the gmt master 16700 was introduced it carried over the old style oyster bracelet from the previous model for the first year. 16750 introduced about the same time as the new and innovative gmt master ii ref. 16700 is the caliber 3175 which in fact has the same specs as the previous one. The rolex gmt master ref.