Rolex Explorer II Ref 1655 Orange Hand

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Year of issue: 1974

Reference number: 1655

Serial number:

Condition: worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

This is an example of a Rolex Explorer II from 1970's. It has a beautiful original dial with pleasing luminous markers. This watch has been nicknamed the Steve McQueen and Freccione. It is highly sought after by many collectors throughout the world.


Matthew Bain


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.