ROLEX  Explorer  Steve McQueen straight hand, Ref. 1655, 1975

Year of issue: 1975
Reference number: 1655
Condition: worn
Status: sold
Dealer country: Germany
Price in EUR € n/a


ROLEX  Explorer II  Orange Hand, Steve McQueen - straight hand = first series Ref. 1655, wot ID: 25216

  • CASE screwed case, steel, acrylic glass, screw-down crown, 3.3 mio no., d=38mm
  • DIAMETER 40 mm
  • MOVEMENT caliber Rolex 1570, automatic, chronometer, 24-hour-indicator, date
  • DIAL original Tritium.dial and hands, straight hand
  • BRACELET folded oyster bracelet
  • * collector's item
  • box and paper, very nice condition
  • 1975


Ralf Meertz


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.