Rolex Really Cream Dial Explorer II Ref. 16550 with Original Box and Papers

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Model: , ,

Year of issue: 1986

Reference number: 16550

Serial number: 9550xxx

Condition: hardly worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

Watch details

An exciting find for the collectors who prefers “full sets”, this watch is noted for its striking dark patina, super cream rail dial, excellent all-around vintage condition and being accompanied by the original box and papers. The watch retains its original Oyster bracelet #78360 with 501B end pieces. 40mm. Stock 42438


Joshua Bonifas


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.