While there are some enthusiasts out there who feel as though the vast majority of new watches released at this year's Baselworld and SIHH were a bit safe, there were still some real stunners unveiled from legacy outfits like Rolex, Patek Philippe and Audemars Piguet. And, because the collective products of these three aforementioned watchmakers are arguably the most desirable in the horological hemisphere right now, they're particularly hard to actually get a hand on. So, chances are you're not going to be able to walk into your local AD and pick up one of these wrist-worn rock stars, but here are five of the hottest and hardest watches to purchase in 2019: Rolex GMT-Master II 126710BLNR While it might have come as a surprise to some, being released so soon after its predecessor was discontinued, the new GMT-Master II ref. 126710BLNR "Batman" or, as it's being referred to by some, "Batgirl", caused quite the stir when it was revealed at Baselworld 2019. The black and blue GMT now features Rolex's latest Calibre 3285 movement and, in keeping with the other steel GMT Rolex currently offers, the "Pepsi", ditches the Oyster bracelet in favour of the prodigious Jubilee bracelet.…

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