Weekends in Melbourne can mean several things: overpriced brunches with mates after a boozy night out on the town, hikes up the Dandenong Ranges' unendingly popular "1000 steps", day trips to the Peninsula Hot Springs and, if you're a watch enthusiast, donning that special timepiece in your collection that wouldn't dare see the light of day between Monday and Friday. For this Saturday and Sunday, I wore my '66 Rolex GMT-Master ref.1675 "Pepsi" and went out in search of what other like-minded individuals had decided to attach to their wrist, and this is what I found out in the wild: Riley's Rolex GMT-Master II Ref. 116710LN Riley always had his eyes set on Rolex's gorgeous GMT-Master II Ref. 116710LN, and much like our fictitious "Clairvoyant Collector", he had an inkling at the beginning of 2019 that Rolex may well discontinue the "Green Arrow", as it housed the older Calibre 3186 movement, which had since been superseded by the Calibre 3285, first released in the Rolex GMT-Master Ref. 126710 BLRO "Pepsi" back in 2018. Riley frantically contacted Authorised Dealers across the country, keen on securing the Oystersteel Professional model before it was too late. But alas *much to the surprise of,…

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