Probably the most legendary timepieces one of the Rolex line-up, the GMT-Master has enjoyed over six decades in history since its beginning in 1955. The blue and red bicolored bezel made an appearance on the initial GMT-Master also it remains a popular option today. Dubbed the “Pepsi”, the blue and red bezel has graced numerous GMT-Master and GMT-Master II models through the years. The contrasting hues assist the wearer identify between night and day hrs when studying the 2nd time zone through the GMT-hands. Since it’s probably the most popular choices, ideas check out four key Rolex references sporting the Pepsi bezel.
Replica Rolex GMT-Master ref. 1675
Launched in 1959, the Replica Rolex GMT-Master 1675 was the 2nd type of the gathering. Crafted in stainless and capped using the characteristic Pepsi bezel, the ref. 1675 is among the most searched for-after vintage Replica Rolex tool watches today. Created from 1959 until 1980, the GMT-Master 1675 was among the longest running references in Rolex’s catalog. Because of its age, this specific ref. 1675 from 1978/79 includes a black matte dial with hour markers which have switched into a beautiful creamy color. The bezel has additionally faded through the years, turning out to be light blue and lightweight red (almost pink) shades. Instead of dismissing them, vintage watch collectors really cherish and search lower the fading and patina characteristics of vintage Rolexes. Created throughout the pre-azure very era, acrylic very protects the GMT-Master 1675. Powering the ref. 1675 may be the COSC-certified Rolex Caliber 1575 automatic movement using the date function.
Replica Rolex GMT-Master ref. 16750
Launched almost 30 years ago, the Fake Rolex GMT-Master 16750 replaced the ref. 1675 and it was being produced until 1988. A new comer to the ref. 1675 was the Rolex Caliber 3075 using the quickset feature towards the date function. Quickset enables the date to become set in addition to the hour hands – a supremely practical quality for just about any watch. In addition, the hacking feature, which stops the seconds hands once the crown is brought out for any more precise method to set time, was standard across all 16750 models. Finally, the 16750 boasted double the amount waterproofness of their predecessors at 330 ft (100 meters). Sporty, yet elegant, this specific GMT-Master ref. 16750 has got the legendary Pepsi bezel combined with the decorative Jubilee bracelet and white-colored gold surrounds around the hour markers.
The Rolex ref. 16710 may be the second type of the GMT-Master II collection. It replaced the GMT-Master II 16760 in 1989 and it was being produced until 2007. The GMT-Master II 16710 were built with a slimmer design within the older ref. 16760 and it was provided with three kinds of bezels: red and black, an all-black costume, not to mention, the Pepsi blue and red. Over its almost twenty-year run, the GMT-Master II 16710 went through numerous modifications which particular one goes back to 1990. Therefore, it’s an early on model using the Caliber 3185 as opposed to the later Caliber 3186. In addition, it uses tritium for illumination – as denoted through the “T<25″ on the dial – instead of the Luminova or SuperLuminova found on future models.
Replica Rolex GMT-Masters II ref. 116719 BLRO
First launched in 2014, the Copy Rolex GMT-Master II 116719 is the latest Pepsi Rolex available today. It is significantly different than the previous versions discussed above for a number of reasons. First, fashioned in 18k white gold rather than stainless steel, the GMT-Master II 116719 is ultra luxurious. Second, the highly scratch and fade resistant blue and red Pepsi Cerachrom ceramic bezel replaces the previous acrylic material. Also, the Twinlock crown has been substituted with the Triplock system for enhanced robustness and the “Maxi” dial features larger lume plots. Furthermore, although the case size remains at 40mm, it wears bigger thanks to its broader design and wider lugs. Finally, driving the GMT-Master II 116719 is the new Rolex Caliber 3186 with a blue Parachrom hairspring that can better withstand temperature variations and higher magnetic fields.