Academy Award Winner Sam Rockwell’s Rolex GMT-Master II
Last Sunday saw Jimmy Kimmel host the 90th edition of the Academy Awards and true to form, all the A-List celebs in attendance dressed to the nines. Accompanying the smart tuxedos and wonderful outfits, we saw a fantastic assortment of extravagance timepieces and sumptuous gems too. While we cherished the strong celebrity wrist game flaunting timepieces from Piaget, Montblanc, IWC, and Bulgari, there was one clear victor for us—Sam Rockwell’s GMT-Master II. Stroll down honorary pathway with us as we find a little more about the Academy Award champ’s Rolex watch.
Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor
A natural face in Hollywood, Sam Rockwell has been playing supporting characters in top movies for quite a long time. Lastly, 2018 is his year—and he has the awards to demonstrate it.
Sam Rockwell won his first Oscar last Sunday, taking the Best Supporting Actor for his job in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , The actor beat out candidates Willem Dafoe, Woody Harrelson, Richard Jenkins, and Christopher Plummer. His Oscar presently joins his other awards from this season including a Golden Globe grant, a Screen Actor’s Guild grant, a Critics Choice Movie grant, an Independent Spirit grant, and a BAFTA grant. We trust he has the hold space! With him was his dark GMT-Master II ref. 16710 .
Sam Rockwell’s Rolex GMT-Master II 16710
Whereas the celebrity and style media zeroed in on Sam Rockwell’s custom “Leslie Bibb” sleeve buttons out of appreciation for his longtime sweetheart and individual actress, we noticed something else on Oscar night. He had on a sporty Rolex GMT-Master II ref. 16710 on his wrist, which deciding by some old photographs, he’s had for quite a while.
Produced from 1989 until 2007, the Rolex GMT-Master II 16710 has since been supplanted by the current GMT-Master II ref. 116710 with a ceramic bezel. The last of the GMT-Master II models with the aluminum bezels, the ref. 16710 is an absolute work of art. It was settled on accessible in three bezel decisions—red and blue “Pepsi”, dark and red “Coke”, and strong dark. Furthermore, since the current GMT-Master II is an overhauled adaptation of the Rolex’s acclaimed pilot watch, numerous Rolex enthusiasts appreciate the exemplary ref. 16710 for its less hefty size and more modest lume plots on the dial.
Sam Rockwell’s GMT-Master II ref. 16710 is the dark bezel adaptation, which (we’re certain he can attest to) makes for a great every day extravagance sports watch. The lone fly of shading we see on the steel and dark GMT-Master ref. 16710 is the red GMT-hand, charged to indicate an additional time zone.
Rolex and the Oscars
If you had watched the functions on Sunday, you would have no doubt noticed the Rolex commercials starring Academy Award-winning directors Martin Scorsese, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Kathryn Bigelow, and obviously, James Cameron. In fact, Rolex is a backer of Hollywood’s biggest event and the company planned the Oscar’s Green Room. The room was styled like an extravagance Swiss Chalet (naturally) complete with exaggerated pictures of the Swiss Alps.
Although Rolex was an authority backer of the events, it was great to see celebrities wearing their own Rolex watches from their own collections. In addition to Sam Rockwell’s GMT-Master II, host of ABC’s Good Morning America and previous NFL player, Michael Strahan, wore his fired Daytona ref. 116500LN as he interviewed the stars strolling honorary pathway. Furthermore, straight from his Olympic bronze award succeed at Pyeongchang, ice skater Adam Rippon was likewise there wearing his favorite two-tone Datejust 41 on a celebration bracelet.
Congratulations to Sam Rockwell and the wide range of various victors from this year’s Oscars!
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