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Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"
Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"

Vintage 1978 Rolex Explorer 1655 "Steve McQueen"

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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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Item Number: 118159
Nickname: Rolex Steve Mcqueen
Manufacturer: Rolex
Model Name: Explorer II - 1655
Serial/Year: 5,6XX,XXX - 1978
Grade: (What's This?) IV - Vintage
Gender: Men's
Features: Automatic 1575 movement, GMT hand, waterproof screw-down crown, acrylic crystal, date
Case: Excellent case that has recently been polished and shows light wear from use. Caseback is stamped: 1655. Reference and serial numbers are clearly visible between the lugs. 
Dial: Excellent black dial with very light creamy markers and matching hands. Second hand is newer. 
Bracelet: Excellent 78360 bracelet with 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 Explorer 1655 - "Steve McQueen"

By Paul Altieri, 

The Rolex Explorer II reference 1655 was a groundbreaking watch for Rolex originally designed for speleologists, or cave explorers. The steel bezel was supposed to be more durable for the possibility of direct impact with rock rather than bezel inserts used on Submariners and GMT-Masters. In addition, the large orange 24-hour hand was designed for easy determination of whether the wearer is in the day or night as without access to sunlight in caves, it can be difficult for the explorers to know whether it was day or night. These watches mistakenly garnered the nickname Steve McQueen at one point and also have the nickname "Freccione", which is Italian for "The Arrow" in response to the 24-hour hand.

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