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|Condition: (What's This?)||Vintage|
|Model Name/Number:||Explorer 1016|
|Serial/Year:||1,3XX,XXX - 1966|
|Movement:||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|
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.
*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.
This vintage Rolex Explorer is absolutely gorgeous. Love the look, feel, and history.
Nice watch! As per described
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.