1974 ROLEX EXPLORER II – REF. 1655 Orange Hand

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Model:

Year of issue: 1974

Reference number: 1655

Serial number: 3,96X,XXX

Condition: worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

DIAL:
Original MK2 dial is in flawless condition. The original hands match perfectly with bright orange hand.
CASE:
Original case has been professionally detailed to near factory specs and look fantastic with killer beveled edges. Original MK2 bezel is in excellent condition.
BRACELET:
Heavy oyster bracelet 78360/580 with minimal stretch.
ACCESSORIES:
None.
COMMENTS:
A fantastic example of the always popular orange hand explorer II.

Dealer

Andrew Shear

THE EXPLORER IIĀ 1971

Rolex presented the Oyster Perpetual Explorer II, dedicated to polar explorers, speleologists, and all those pushing the boundaries of exploration. The watch featured a distinctive 24-hour hand, an invaluable aid around the poles and beneath ground when you can't tell night from day.