In 1999, the GMT-Master 16700 was suspended by Rolex, aiming to focusing more on the GMT-Master II. Therefore, the perfect copy Rolex GMT-Master ref.16700 became the last edition of GMT-Master.
In fact, the GMT-Master ref.16700 as two different editions with two kinds of luminous materials. At the end of the 1980s, the GMT-Master 16700 launched was coated with the tritium. You will find there is “SWISS T<25” at 6 o’clock position of the red and blue bezel fake Rolex.
Till the end of 1990s, Rolex gave up the tritium. Instead, it adopted the LumiNova. So you can find two different ref.16700 with two luminous materials. The eye-catching imitation watch became a watershed for Rolex in different eras. It marks the end of an era, meanwhile, it also bridges the future. It may not be a collective work, but it is a classic product without any doubt.