Rolex GMT-Master II 126719BLRO White Gold / Pepsi / Meteorite

By rolex
April 12, 2021
5 min read

The Rolex GMT-Master II Meteorite 126719BLRO was introduced at Baselworld 2019 as a “minor” dispatch, close by the heavyweights of the show that incorporated the Batman with a Jubilee wristband . Interestingly, this GMT-Master II Meteorite could be considered significantly more restrictive than the steel Pepsi or the Batman due to its unique dial produced using a cut of meteorite. It likewise denotes the first occasion when that meteorite shows up on a GMT-Master II model… and you’ll see toward the finish of this article how this may be deciphered as an unforeseen recognition for an amazing Rolex model!

If we were to eliminate the meteorite dial, this Rolex GMT-Master II Meteorite would be indistinguishable from the white gold Pepsi model we are for the most part acquainted with. It has a white gold case with a 40mm breadth and a white gold Oyster wristband. The turning bezel is decorated with red and blue Cerachrom, a marginally more blunt tone than more established models with aluminum bezels. The files and hands are additionally produced using white gold and treated with blue Chromalight. Since this 126719BLRO Meteorite is truly about the dial, here’s a touch of foundation on the Gibeon Meteorite, the dad of essentially all meteorite dials available today.

Gibeon Meteorite

The Gibeon meteorite is somewhat of a star in the realm of meteorites and plunged through the environment and slammed on Earth in ancient occasions in what is today known as Namibia. First detailed by Captain J. E. Alexander in 1836, the meteorite had been found by the Nama public and used to make apparatuses and weapons. Named an iron meteorite, the meteorite broke upon passage dispersing in excess of 26,000 kilos of trash from space covering a territory of 275km long x 100km wide. Until this point in time, approximately 25 tons of parts have been recuperated. Thusly, thinking about its size and weight, it has been utilized to make basically all meteorite dials available today.

The Gibeon meteorite most likely started as a piece of liquid planet center and went through space for a long period of time. During its space ventures, the liquid stone chilled off making the one of a kind examples of solidified iron and nickel that are in fact known as “Widdmanstätten examples” or “Thomson structures”.

Widdmanstätten patterns

In 1808, the Austrian researcher Count Alois von Beckh Widdmanstätten found that warming iron meteorites uncovered a more extraordinary tone and gloss and uncovered the captivating metal precious stone examples made by the iron and nickel. Since Widdmanstätten didn’t distribute his discoveries, the revelation of the metal precious stone example is for the most part credited to English mineralogist William Thomson who in 1804, poured nitric corrosive on a cut of meteorite to eliminate the patina brought about by oxidation and saw how bizarre jumbling themes showed up on the surface.

Meteorite has been utilized for quite a long time in adornments however wasn’t utilized by Rolex until 2008 when it dispatched a restricted release white gold Rolex Daytona with a meteorite dial. From that point forward, it has been utilized a few models, however given Rolex’ profoundly industrialized assembling, a meteorite dial requires distinctive taking care of. Given that the example of each fragment of meteorite is extraordinary, no two dials will at any point be similar, a reward for those on the chase for something genuinely special. Like Thomson, Rolex treats the meteorite cuts to a corrosive wash to uncover the regular glasslike pattern.

Calibre 3285

Protected by no less than 10 licenses, the development controlling this Jreplica Watches is the as of late introduced type 3285, which presently prepares all models in the GMT-Master II assortment. Furnished with all Rolex’ in-house treats, the development includes a Chronergy escapement, a Parachrom hairspring and conveys a vigorous force hold of 70 hours. Like all Perpetual developments made by Rolex, the 3285 has a Superlative-Chronometer accreditation – COSC and interior affirmations, coming about in – 2/+2 sec. each day accuracy.

Availability and Price

The Rolex GMT-Master II Meteorite 126719BLRO retails for EUR 35,150, just EUR 1,550 more costly than the ordinary white gold Pepsi – which currently comes with a blue dial.

This doesn’t appear to be an exorbitant markup for a dial that has in a real sense been produced using a cut of noteworthy meteorite. Initially planned in 1955 for proficient guides (Pan Am pilots) showing the time in two diverse time regions initially, this new meteorite adaptation would be a fitting companion for a turn in space locally available one of Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets. Normally, acquiring this Jreplica Watches doesn’t rely upon cash alone however on different components that we definitely think about making it maybe significantly more impossible and desirable.

What makes it much more engaging is the way that the 126719BLRO Meteorite is the lone GMT-Master II model in assortment with a light dial, the typical decisions are between a dark dial or dim blue dial… And now, looking at the situation objectively, in the event that you combine a Pepsi bezel with a light dial, you’ll get something that could summon the legendary “Albino” Rolex GMT-Master Reference 6542 … And that outcomes in a cool Jreplica Watches indeed.

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