Rolex Explorer II aka Steve McQueen

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Model:

Year of issue: 1971

Reference number: 1655

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Condition: mint

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

This is a Rolex Explorer II known as the Steve McQueen or Frecione. The dial and hands have a great look with very pleasing patina. This watch is an early 1655 with a straight seconds hand. This watch comes on a Rolex oyster rivet bracelet. The Rolex Explorer II is a highly collectible Rolex sports model.

Dealer

Matthew Bain

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.