Rolex Cream Rail Dial Explorer II ref. 16550 with Original Papers

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Model: , ,

Year of issue: 1988

Reference number: 16550

Serial number: R427xxx

Condition: hardly worn

Status: available

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: On request

Watch details

A late “R series” example of this uncommon model, boasting a beautiful original cream rail dial, mint case and original papers (dated 5-10-88) with booklets. Oyster bracelet #78360 with #501 end pieces. The hands were replaced at service. 40mm. Stock 42751


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.