The Rolex brand of watches has been a reputable producer of watches for many years now. Their line of products guarantees quality, durability and accuracy. The performance if these Rolex watches makes them a favorite of many throughout the planet. Given the popularity of Rolex watches, whenever a new product is released into the market, watch enthusiasts not only make orders but also give them special nicknames. The following is a list of Rolex watches that have been given affectionate nicknames by the watch community.
Batman is nickname of the Rolex GMT-Master II Ref. 116710BLNR. It is the latest product from the GMT-Master series. The watch gets its nickname from the color scheme that resembles that of the animated television series of the same name. Its colored bezel features a combination of black and blue colors. Batman was released into the market in 2013 at the Baselworld. One of the characteristic features of the watch is the bezel, a two-tone Cerachrome material with two distinctive hues.
The Rolex GMT-Master Ref. 6542 is nicknamed Pepsi due to the color combination of its bezel. Resembling the company logo of the soda producer, the bezel of the watch features a red and blue color combination. The watch was launched in 1954 and entered the market as the original of the GMT-Master line of products. Although the GMT-Masters are currently not being produced, their successors, the GMT-Master IIs have the same bezel color and are still referred to as the Pepsi.
Kermit is the nickname given to the Rolex 50th Anniversary Submariner Ref. 16610LV. The product comes complete with exceptional features that any watch enthusiast would love. Its magnificent rotating bezel that is green in color contrasts elegantly with the black dial. The LV is a reference to Lunette Verte. As the name suggests, the watch was released into the market for the 50th anniversary of the popular line Rolex Submariner.
The James Camron is another exceptional watch released by the renowned watch maker. The watch was created to celebrate the commemoration of director and writer James Cameron’s dive to the earth’s deepest point back in 2012. Officially known as the Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller D-Blue Ref. 116660, the product was presented to writer in New York City during the premiere of his documentary of the dive. The watch features a stunning dial with a color gradient of blue to black. It also has an inscription “DEEPSEA”.
The Rolex Submariner Ref. 116610LV was released following Kermit’s market success. Nicknamed Hulk, the watch has several similarities to the Kermit. It has a characteristic Cerachrom bezel that is green in color. The product was launched in 201o at the Baselworld. Its stunning bezel blends perfectly with the dial that is Rolex Green. The Hulk was an update of the Kermit to allow the watch to be worn on top of a diving suit comfortably. It has a Glidelock system to achieve this.
These are just a few of the popular products from Rolex that have been nicknamed by satisfied owners.