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Vintage 1979 Rolex Explorer 1016

Vintage 1979 Rolex Explorer 1016

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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: 117729
Manufacturer: Rolex
Model Name/Number: Explorer 1016
Serial/Year: 6,1XX,XXX - 1979
Grade: (What's This?) IV
Gender: Men's
Movement / Features: Automatic non-hacking movement, acrylic crystal, waterproof screw-down crown
Case: Excellent case which has just been polished. Inside of the caseback is stamped: 1016. Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined.
Dial: Excellent matte black 3, 6, 9 dial with light creamy markers. Hands are newer and are slightly light than the dial. 
Bracelet: Excellent 78360 with 10 links and 580 end links.
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity 
Comments: This vintage Rolex comes w/ 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex Explorer 1016

By Paul Altieri, 
The successor to the Rolex Explorer model 6610, the 1016 was produced around 1963 and continued to evolve until 1989. With the reference 1016, Rolex doubled the Explorer’s water resistance from 50 meters to 100 meters! Rolex also updated the text on the dial, changing the “Officially Certified Chronometer” text found on the 6610 to “Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified”.
This lovely reference 1016 from 1979 features its original black matte dial retaining its vintage look and print. The luminous indexes have aged to a pleasing light yellow tone, giving it an unmistakable vintage character. Combined with its well-preserved case and Oyster bracelet, this watch is a highly collectible and attractive variant of the iconic Explorer that is sure to please.
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