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Rolex Vintage Steve McQueen Explorer II 1655

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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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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 111962
Nickname: Rolex Steve Mcqueen
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Model Name: Explorer II 1655
Serial/Year: 6,6XX,XXX - 1981
Gender: Men's
Features: Automatic 1570 movement, GMT hand, waterproof screw-down crown, acrylic crystal, date
Case: Excellent case that has just been polished. 24 hour GMT fixed service bezel
Dial: Excellent Mark IV dial w/ orange GMT hand. GMT hand has aged a few shades darker. The watch comes with the correct open 6 and 9 date wheel. 
Bracelet: Excellent 78360 stainless steel Oyster bracelet w/ 12 links and 580 end-links 
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity
Comments: This pre-owned Rolex Explorer comes w/ Bob's 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex "Steve McQueen" Explorer II 

By Paul Altieri,

Launched in 1971, the Rolex Explorer II, provided a fresh update to the existing ‘Explorer’ line. Designed as a functional and durable aide for intrepid explorers, the bright orange, luminous 24-hour triangle tipped hand glowed under any light condition. Not designed to be a gmt timepiece, the Explorer II’s primary function was to inform the wearer the current 12 hour cycle of the sun, meaning was it day or night.
Due to a limited market for such specialized timepieces, very few examples were initially sold. Reference 1655 is fairly rare, especially when compared to other Rolex sports watches like the popular GMT and ubiquitous Submariner. Interestingly, reference 1655 is also known as the ‘Steve McQueen’. even though there is no concrete evidence confirming the actor ever wore this watch.

This timepiece is beautiful, the case had recently been polished so it has nice strong corners and no scratches. The bezel is a service replacement and is in great shape. The Mark IV dial is in excellent shape and the hands have aged a few shades darker than the hour markers. A nice touch is that the date disk is the correct brushed steel color that is correct for this era. Lastly, the 78360 oyster bracelet is in great shape with little stretch or wear. This is a great piece! If you have any questions, contact Larry at Larry@bobswatches.com

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Rolex Vintage Steve McQueen Explorer II 1655
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  • August 19, 2019
     

    SO FAR SO GREAT. A VERY NICE LOOKING CLEAN WATCH. HAS BEEN WORKING ACCURATELY.

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