While the Watches & Wonders trade show in Geneva offers an avalanche of new products from almost every watch maker on the planet, none have been as eagerly anticipated. by Crown. This happens despite Rolex moving at icy speeds, resizing or swapping bracelets, and sometimes reproducing older models. But this year, Rolex took a slightly bigger turn. This is important news from the brand at the largest watch show on earth.
It’s pretty easy to be green
Rolex’s iconic GMT-Master II watch is best known for its two-tone bezel and the monikers they inspire. There’s the dark blue Batman, along with a whole soft drink aisle in the red-black Coke, the red-green Pepsi, and the black-brown Root Beer. Today, as part of the Watch & Wonders industry trade show, Rolex will present a new GMT watch with a brand new color combination: green and black. If we’re getting nickname suggestions, can I send them to Heineken, Jägermeister or even Starbucks?
You have to stare a little longer to discover what’s new at this GMT. It becomes clear after a second: it’s a kill, left-handed watch jargon. The crown and date window are both flipped to the left side of the case. This is the first time Rolex has gone through the entire production process of a mechanical watch – a solution for left- and right-handed people who might prefer the crown on the left side of the case so it doesn’t get in the way. to the rotating wrist.