Rolex Explorer II Ref 1655

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Year of issue: 1981

Reference number: 1655

Serial number: 7,35X,XXX

Condition: hardly worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

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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. Brand: Rolex Model: Explorer, ref. 1655 Circa: 1981 Serial: 7,35X,XXX Dial: Black Case Size: 39mm Case Thickness: 14mm Bracelet Size: 7.25 inches Bracelet Material: Steel Case Material: Steel Bezel Material: Steel Movement: Automatic Functions: Time, Date SKU: 112319


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.