The Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II USA Edition

To start with the basics: the 42-mm stainless steel case is designed, like those of most timepieces from this Swiss-made, American-born brand, for toughness in trying conditions: water resistance to 100 meters, impact resistance to 7,500 Gs, antimagnetic resistance to 4,800 A/m, and sealed by the maker’s patented crown protection system. The case is attached to a tapered steel bracelet with a folding buckle with extension (also patented), with a rubber strap with standard buckle also available. The 24-hour bidirectionally rotating GMT bezel, in the red-and-blue “Pepsi” colorway that first debuted on Rolex’s iconic aviator watch, is here made of scratch-resistant sapphire (it’s ceramic on contemporary versions of the GMT-Master) and also boasts Ball’s most emblematic element, micro-gas tubes filled with tritium to illuminate the numerals… More here.

This is kind of ridiculous, but in a good way.



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