Rolex Explorer II, ref. 1655

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Year of issue: 1971

Reference number: 1655

Serial number: 2,91X,XXX

Condition: hardly worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

This Rolex "Straight Hand" Explorer II, ref. 1655 is in exceptional condition, with a beautiful, clean dial, nice original orange hand and a great, honest case. The watch is currently on a service bracelet, but everything else is original. This is a stunning example of this rare 1655 model and one that can certainly be cherished by any vintage collector. Brand: Rolex Model: Explorer II, ref. 1655 Circa: 1971 Serial: 2,91X,XXX Dial: Black Case Size: 39mm Case Thickness: 13mm Bracelet Size: 7.25 inches Bracelet Material: Steel Case Material: Steel Bezel Material: Steel Movement: Automatic Functions: Time, Date SKU: 112932


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.