This Yacht-Master II 116688 is in like new condition and comes with outer sleeve, double box, instruction manual, warranty card, wallet, bezel protector and green hang tag. Pictures are part of the description so please refer to the pictures in determining the condition, pictures are of the exact watch being offered.
Case is made of 18k yellow gold, most of which is high-polish finished with the exception of the back of the lugs and center of the case back. The case is equipped with a bidirectional rotatable ring command 18k yellow gold bezel accompanied by a blue ceramic insert. Both crown and case back are screwed down into the case. As for the bracelet, it comes with an 18k yellow gold oyster bracelet which features high-polish finished center links and brush-finished outer links (fits up to a 7.5 inch wrist approximately).
Diving a bit deeper into the functionality of the ring command bezel, it basically acts as a memory mechanism to program a set countdown, typically for the start of a yacht race. The ring command bezel feature is intertwined with the 10-minute fly-back countdown function within the dial itself.
Time and date are displayed on a white dial with luminescent filled hands and luminous hour markers.
Featured on the dial:
- Small seconds sub-dial at 6 o'clock.
- 10-minute countdown ring from 8 o'clock to 4 o'clock (red arrow tip hand).
Service history is unknown, however, the watch passed through our in-house service center and passed the quality control tests which implies that it is running up to manufacturer's standards. The watch will undergo another set of quality control tests before being shipped. A full one year warranty and certificate of authenticity will be issued.