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    At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.

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100% Certified Authentic

Bob's Watches
100% Certified Authentic

At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.

Rolex 1016 Explorer Reference 3 Products Found

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Rolex Explorer Reference 1016 Features

The vintage Rolex Explorer has continued to be a popular choice by a number of collectors. To learn more about the Rolex Reference 1016, read our quick fact sheet below.

  • Movement - The first phase of production for reference 1016 featured the automatic Calibre 1050 movement. The second phase of production used the calibre 1570, 26 jewels, self-winding movement. Both movements are officially certified chronometers.
  • Water Proof Case - Measuring between 35 and 36mm, ref 1016 features a three-part case, including a screw down Twinlock crown and screw down back. It is polished and satined, and topped with a plastic crystal. Available in Rolex's popular stainless steel. Both the case and movement are signed.
  • Dial and Bezel - Ref 1016 features a matte black dial, complete with Mercedes style hands and sweep center seconds. The 12 o'clock marker is triangular in shape, while the 3, 6, and 9 o'clock markers are Arabic numerals. All markers are luminous. The dial is signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified. The dial is topped with a stainless steel, smooth, fixed bezel.
  • Bracelet Options - Ref 1016 is completed with an Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp. Some ref 1016s have been seen with a leather strap complete with Rolex stainless steel tang buckle.
  • Ref 1016 was produced in two phases:
    • First Phase Production - 1960 to 1971
    • Second Phase Production - 1972 to 1988

A Closer Look At The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Vintage Explorer 1016

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Bob's Watches is an independent watch dealer and is not sponsored by, associated with and/or affiliated with Rolex, or any other brand listed. Bob's Watches only sells pre-owned watches and provides its own warranties on the watches it sells. Rolex Datejust, Rolex Day Date President, Submariner, Presidential, Explorer, Sea Dweller, Super President, GMT Master, GMT, YachtMaster, Prince, Milgauss, MasterPiece, Air King, Cosmograph Daytona, and PearlMaster, etc are all registered trademarks of the Rolex Corporation. All brands including Brequet, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, Ulysse Nardin, Breitling and Omega, etc are trademarks of their respective owners.