Rolex Explorer II Orange Hand Ref. 1655

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Year of issue: 1983

Reference number: 1655

Serial number: 8,09X,XXX

Condition: worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

The Rolex Explorer is one of the more iconic, well known Rolex models of the past 40 years. This particular model, a reference 1655, has a number of nicknames, including the McQueen, Freccione or just Orange Hand Explorer. Whatever you call it, it's a classic. This Rolex Explorer was serviced in 2010 and comes with it's Rolex Service papers. Brand: Rolex Model: Explorer II, ref. 1655 Dial: Black Case Size: 38mm Case Thickness: 14mm Bracelet Material: 7 inches Case Material: Steel Bezel Material: Steel Movement: Automatic Functions: Time, Date, 24 hour hand Serviced by Rolex in 2010, accompanied by original service papers. 


Justin Gruenberg


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.