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


Private: 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.