Rolex GMT-Master II 16710 ‘Coke’

The GMT-Master II is not the successor of the GMT-Master. Instead, it’s exactly the same watch with a different function and therefore another movement. 

The GMT-Master II got introduced in 1983. It has a quickset hour hand, which entails that the hours can be adjusted without stopping the second-, minute- and 24-hour hand. Accordingly, you can – in combination with the rotable bezel – read the time in three time zone. The GMT-Master only has a quickset date function, so you have to use the rotable bezel to read the time in a second time zone. The only optical differences are the slightly thicker case (thanks to the movement) and ‘GMT-Master II’ displayed on the dial.

In 1989, Rolex introduced the reference 16710. The example that we, at Amsterdam Vintage Watches, have for offer dates back to 2002. The bezel inlay is red and black which was dubbed ‘Coke’ as these are the Coca-Cola brand colours and because this watch was the counterpart of the GMT-Master ‘Pepsi’ just as Coca-Cola is the competitor of Pepsi. The matching, stainless steel solid Oyster bracelet is in good condition. The watch has a ‘Swiss Made’ dial, so a superluminova insert for the markers and hands. If you’re looking for a classic Rolex in good condition for a fair price, this is the one you should go for!

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