Rolex Explorer II 1655 Full Set 1974

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Year of issue: 1974

Reference number: 1655

Serial number:

Condition: mint

Status: sold

Dealer country: Switzerland

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

Rolex Explorer II MK1 Full Set 1974, excellent original MK1 tritium dial with matching tritium hands, the watch is fitted with the period correct "straight second hand", excellent thick case that has been polished in the past and shows light wear from use, excellent original folded oyster bracelet 7836 (stamped 3.72) with 382 endlinks, the serial and ref numbers are crisp and well defined between the lugs, the period correct MK2 bezel is also in excellent conditions for its age, the caseback is stamped 1655 / II.72, the watch comes with box, booklets, original receipt, rolex catalog and price list from the early 70's, the original punched papers and a service paper from 2013 (Bucherer Geneva), absolute perfect conditions


Laurent Ponti


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.