Rolex Cream Dial Explorer II ref. 16550

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Model: , ,

Year of issue: 1985

Reference number: 16550

Serial number: 9673xxx

Condition: hardly worn

Status: available

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: 18,500

Watch details

The watch is noted for its rich, deep patina color and overall excellent condition. This attractive example retains its original Oyster bracelet (#78360), original dial and original bezel. The hands have been replaced at some point prior to our acquisition of the watch. 40mm. Stock 43419


Joshua Bonifas


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.