Wrist Watching: Mark Wahlberg Wears A Rolex GMT-Master II ‘Root Beer’
by Nick Gould
American actor Mark Wahlberg recently starred in Daddy’s Home 2, but is perhaps most well known for his portrayal of fictional porn star Dirk Diggler in Boogie Nights.
Wahlberg also owns quite a collection of watches, particularly favoring pieces in precious metals, and has a penchant for watches set with rare stones. He owns many different Rolexes (see one here) and was spotted by our friends at Time+Tide with an iced-out Patek Philippe Nautilus.
He recently uploaded a video to his Instagram account. In it, Wahlberg was wearing a watch released at Baselworld 2018 that has only just begun delivery to retailers.
Which one? The Rolex GMT-Master II “Root Beer” reference 126715CHNR.
While the stainless steel GMT-Master II with Pepsi bezel on Jubilee bracelet got a lot of attention at Baselworld 2018 – not all of which was entirely positive as the Quill & Pad team discussed in our traditional post-Baselworld round table – the other new soda-pop color scheme release generally got the thumbs up from critics and fans, including our team.
This version of the Rolex classic resembles the colorways of the old GMT-Masters, which were nicknamed “Root Beer” because of their brown-and-yellow bezel inserts.
Wahlberg was wearing the new 18-karat pink gold – “Everose” in Rolex parlance – version with matching bracelet. Its distinctive half-brown-and-black Cerachrom bezel is visible in his picture.
For more information on the watch, please visit www.rolex.com/watches/gmt-master-ii/m126711chnr.
Quick Facts Rolex GMT Master II Reference 126715CHNR “Root Beer”
Case: 40 mm, 18-karat pink (Everose) gold
Movement: automatic Caliber 3285 with blue Parachrom hairspring, approx. 70 hours power reserve, Superlative Chronometer certificate (C.O.S.C. plus Rolex certification after encasing)
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds; second time zone, 24-hour indication
Price: $36,750 / €33,400
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I could only dream of owning any rolex
Do what I do…
I duplicate the designs of luxury watch faces and use them on my smartwatch. 😀
I bought my first Rolex in 2017,my summer business was doing well and I got a great deal on it.mine is a date just slate gray dial with diamond markers in stainless steel .the bezel is 18k white gold and has 1carat of diamonds around it.you can get a Rolex for a decent price if you take time to shop.mine came from Purewatches in ca.
Nice buy bud. Congrats
Daniel that’s like changing the enblem on your Toyota to a BMW