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Tempus Machina crafts the perfect tribute to the "Bakelite" GMT

Retro perfection.
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The "Bakelite" GMT is arguably one of the most beloved Rolexes amongst fans and collectors and now Tempus Machina is paying tribute to the watch with the 711Z GMT MasterLimited Edition. The watch is a careful conversion of a 116710 GMT-Master II into a retro-modern classic that involves plating the dial in 18k gold to recreate the original gilt dial, customizing the GMT hand, and refining the crown with a lower profile design. The star of the watch is the custom bezel, which has re-profiled "coin-edge" teeth and a polished insert that is made from sapphire and has luminous indexes.


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