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    126719BLRO with the blue dial

    Does anyone have one? Was it only made for a year? I am thinking of moving on my blue dial SS SkyD, and this looks like the perfect upgrade.
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    Itís still in production.

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    Latest model is 126719 BLRO with new movement 70 hour power reserve

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysqueek View Post
    Latest model is 126719 BLRO with new movement 70 hour power reserve
    Did not know that.
    Thank you for the info.

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    Mmm, thatís the baby.

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    Now just sell my the SD for retail and everyone is happy!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thestore View Post
    Now just sell my the SD for retail and everyone is happy!!
    Fine, if you have the £17k equivalent for aftermarket retail, then please PM me.👍

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    That model is still on the website but has been discontinued was made for a year. I had mate waited for one since launch to be told cannot have one.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rolex-GMT...UAAOSwEflcj6v5
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    Unless Iím wrong, the one that was a short production watch was the white gold, blue dial, and Ďoldí movement?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Side of The Loon View Post
    Unless Iím wrong, the one that was a short production watch was the white gold, blue dial, and Ďoldí movement?
    You might be right I thought it was the new one not new one with ok'd movement

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    116719BLRO with the blue dial

    Didnít they go:

    Black dial, old movement - 4 or so years?
    Blue dial, old movement - a year or less
    Blue dial, new movement - current watch

    Doing this from memory rather than a source.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Side of The Loon View Post
    Unless Iím wrong, the one that was a short production watch was the white gold, blue dial, and Ďoldí movement?
    Was reading up on this recently as it's a watch I really like. The above is correct and lots of people thought it was to then be discontinued. However it wasn't but did get the newer 3285 movement. Also read that Rolex will do a dial swap on the black dial to blue at service although personally do not know if that is the case. I think my preference would then be for the black dial 3186.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nev View Post
    Was reading up on this recently as it's a watch I really like. The above is correct and lots of people thought it was to then be discontinued. However it wasn't but did get the newer 3285 movement. Also read that Rolex will do a dial swap on the black dial to blue at service although personally do not know if that is the case. I think my preference would then be for the black dial 3186.
    Indeed. AD says three to four weeks for delivery, for which I read eight to twelve! Blue dial.

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    I was chatting with my AD prior to Basel and he was saying how the price of these had gone mad. He has a customer who boasted he had paid nearly 90k for a minter 😂🙈 after they were discontinued. Obviously after Basel he was guessing Rolex had done this on purpose to put two fingers up to greyís

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    Fabulous watch with the blue dial.

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    So the AD has said that the very few pieces they will be receiving from Rolex will be allocated by a decision of the Groupís board, based on the value of individual customers. He is putting my name forward, but neither he nor I are hopeful!

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    Didnít the 116719 blue have a 3 month production run? Sure they were trading for late 30s last time I looked.

    Should of got one at a discount when I could!

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    For 30 itíll take the green yellow gold Daytona ever time


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    Quote Originally Posted by ac11111 View Post
    For 30 itíll take the green yellow gold Daytona ever time


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    Sorry, far too gawdy, in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ac11111 View Post
    For 30 itíll take the green yellow gold Daytona ever time


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    Sorry, doesnít do it for me.


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    116719BLRO with the blue dial

    Quote Originally Posted by donsaini View Post
    Sorry, doesnít do it for me.


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    And the blue white gold Pepsi does?

    Trust me, the green Daytona is the better watch in multiple ways
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    Quote Originally Posted by ac11111 View Post
    For 30 itíll take the green yellow gold Daytona ever time


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    Me too but I canít pull full yellow gold off!

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    For the price iíd go white gold Daytona or a day date if possible.

    Itís been asked before but I can imagine a precious metal watch is lighter than an SS one? I love the blue WG Sub!

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    And the white gold blue dial Pepsi is oh so subtle and class...no display of wealth here...

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    I really didn't like the blue dial when I saw it in person. Think the black dial suits it better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeBowl View Post
    Me too but I canít pull full yellow gold off!
    Thereís the white gold, silver panda one (on bracelet too) which no one ever talks about. Itís stunning, and if they released it in steel itíd probably be no less expensive from greys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave O'Sullivan View Post
    I really didn't like the blue dial when I saw it in person. Think the black dial suits it better.
    The blue looks flat, Iíd much prefer a sunburst finish.

    All hypothetical as I couldnít ever afford one without selling every watch I own and then be terrified of wearing the thing anyway!

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    A couple of years ago, every Rolex window display seemed to have a white gold BLRO as its cornerstone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RJM25R View Post
    The blue looks flat, Iíd much prefer a sunburst finish.

    All hypothetical as I couldnít ever afford one without selling every watch I own and then be terrified of wearing the thing anyway!
    I can see what you are saying. If I get the nod (unlikely), then I would need to be happy with the blue when seeing the watch in the flesh.

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    Looks very cool with the blue dial, I've never seen on in the metal though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark Side of The Loon View Post
    Thereís the white gold, silver panda one (on bracelet too) which no one ever talks about. Itís stunning, and if they released it in steel itíd probably be no less expensive from greys.
    Thatís a lovely watch but I prefer the blue dial for the white gold bracelet version

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeBowl View Post
    Thatís a lovely watch but I prefer the blue dial for the white gold bracelet version
    That might be a good alternative, and one which is more likely to be available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeBowl View Post
    Thatís a lovely watch but I prefer the blue dial for the white gold bracelet version
    My brother has that and itís stunning.

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    I’m sure my local AD had a blue dial in for ages, I will ask as I walking u0 that way in a bit.

    From your other thread though, a SS gmt would be my one watch for life. Your explorer would fit that bill nicely too as it works well on a strap too.

    Edit - it’s gone sorry I can’t help.
    Last edited by Middo; 19th May 2019 at 16:18.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EJL25 View Post
    Itís still in production.
    Big bucks, but very tasty.
    Andy

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    Please go meteorite!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmcm3 View Post
    Please go meteorite!!
    I have asked, but was told no hope, seriously oversubscribed.

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    Apparently, one blue dial (their first of the new movement) has just come into the Group from Rolex, and my name has been put forward. Just waiting for the interview date.😉

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyman View Post
    Apparently, one blue dial (their first of the new movement) has just come into the Group from Rolex, and my name has been put forward. Just waiting for the interview date.😉
    Make sure you have a good wash before the cavity search!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtagrant View Post
    Make sure you have a good wash before the cavity search!!
    No hidden warranty cards on me, honest!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyman View Post
    Apparently, one blue dial (their first of the new movement) has just come into the Group from Rolex, and my name has been put forward. Just waiting for the interview date.
    Exciting times Simon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Browners View Post
    Exciting times Simon
    Cheers, Lee.👍

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    Cool looking watch that! Blue dial is sick.

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    Well, looks like my name has come up. However, there is a but. I am out of the U.K. until the end of the month, and the watch needs to be bought and paid for this week. So, I would need to buy sight unseen. Bit of a quandary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyman View Post
    Well, looks like my name has come up. However, there is a but. I am out of the U.K. until the end of the month, and the watch needs to be bought and paid for this week. So, I would need to buy sight unseen. Bit of a quandary.
    Thatís only been about 3 weeks since you registered your interest with them. If they really canít hold onto it for you until you get back, you wouldnít have to wait too long for the next one, surely?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcleminson View Post
    Thatís only been about 3 weeks since you registered your interest with them. If they really canít hold onto it for you until you get back, you wouldnít have to wait too long for the next one, surely?
    You would think so. It is the first one received by the Group, apparently.

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    Rolex manager has just negotiated a two week hold for me. So, we shall see.....

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    Tried this on tonight at the Rolex event in Manchester.

    Very smitten with it. Lovely heft and gorgeous blue dial.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JC180 View Post
    Tried this on tonight at the Rolex event in Manchester.

    Very smitten with it. Lovely heft and gorgeous blue dial.

    What time was it?😉

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    Quote Originally Posted by JC180 View Post
    Tried this on tonight at the Rolex event in Manchester.

    Very smitten with it. Lovely heft and gorgeous blue dial.

    More importantly what is that floor!!!!???


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