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Vintage 1966 Rolex Explorer 1016

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$18,995 Cash Wire Price
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Regular Price: $19,584
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Item Number: 119687
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Return Policy: If not 100% satisfied, return watch in 3 days for a full refund. Terms.
Manufacturer: Rolex
Model Name/Number: Explorer 1016
Serial/Year: 1,3XX,XXX - 1966
Gender: Men's
Movement / Features: Automatic movement, acrylic crystal, waterproof screw-down crown
Case: Excellent stainless steel case with light wear from use. Inner case back is stamped: 1016 II.66. Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined. 
Dial: Very good glossy black gilt 3, 6, 9 dial with warm creamy markers and matching hands. The hour and minute hand have aging around the outside edges. The glossy finish on the dial is beginning to age to matte, but still retains most of its gloss. There is some light spotting and bubbling on the dial near the outer edge. 
Bracelet: Very good 7206 Oyster rivet bracelet with 12 links and 80 end links. Clasp is stamped 76. Very light bracelet stretch from use.
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card
Comments: This vintage Rolex comes w/ 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex Explorer 1016 

By Paul Altieri

The present watch is an outstanding example with a clean dial and luminous markers that have beautifully aged and now perfectly match the tone of the hands. The Explorer has become a highly sought-after vintage Rolex due to its everlasting style and rugged durability. This is an attractive example and sure to please all watch enthusiasts. 

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*All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed.

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Vintage 1966 Rolex Explorer 1016
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  • October 8, 2018
     

    This vintage Rolex Explorer is absolutely gorgeous. Love the look, feel, and history.

  • March 25, 2017
    Amazing dark mocha tropical dial

    Nice watch! As per described

  • April 10, 2015
    Good Service

    I have been searching for this model with the Jubilee bracelet for a long time. Bob's had the right watch at the right price. Purchased online. No issues and received quickly.

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    I believe they are trustworthy. Their products are exceptional and match their descriptions.

    December 27, 2018
  • 4/5

    Everything is fantastic, box, papers, warrenty, tags.... But the bracelet has been polished, while it said it didn't, and the watch itself has many more little and light scratches that I didn't expect, for me it's condition 2,not 1,as you said..... Not very happy about it..... Best regards. Jacopo anticoli

    December 20, 2018
  • 5/5

    Smooth and fast transaction, love the watch and saved $1800 over new on a watch less than a year old!

    December 14, 2018
  • 5/5

    This was the most seamless and transparent buying experience. I purchased the watch on a Monday night and received it on Wednesday morning. I cannot be more pleased with both the purchasing process and the outcome.

    December 13, 2018
  • 5/5

    Excellent service,, Yes l will recommend y’all to others..

    December 13, 2018
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