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ROLEX EXPLORER II 1655 MK2


PRICE : 19.700 €

THE TECHNICAL CORNER

Stainless Steel Explorer II automatic wristwatch ref.1655 manufactured by Rolex.
Black dial with applied luminous tritium indexes, luminous stainless steel hands, sweep centre seconds, date display magnifier.
Waterproof stainless steel 3 pieces case, Oyster folded bracelet, graduated bezel, Triple Lock crown, signed screw back.
Rolex in house Self winding 1570 COSC movement.
Year 1977.

HISTORY IN BRIEF

Rolex Explorer II 1655, the so-called Freccione due to its oversized GMT orange arrow, like many others Rolex models was initially developed as a true tool watch.
In particular, reference 1655 was conceived for those who at the time had the need to distinguish daylight hours from the nighttime ones during prolonged stays in environments without sunlight.
This situation can often happen to speleologist exploring a cave.
The orange hand makes a complete rotation in 24h, indicating the time on the fixed ring, graduated from 0 to 24: in this way it is simple and immediate to understand whether it is day or night.

OUR WATCH

The present Rolex Explorer II 1655 Freccione is one of the most genuine examples we had the chance to purchase.
The case is unpolished, the bracelet has no stretch, movement is clean and running, the dial and the hands e tritium  gracefully aged developing a charming and warm yellowish tone.
Every component of the watch is correct for the year of manufacturing : Mk2 dial, Mk2 bezel, 1570 COSC movement, 78360/580 bracelet, 1655 signed caseback.

RECAP

Manufacturer : ROLEX
Model : EXPLORER II
Reference : 1655
Case No : 5,376,XXX
Year : 1977
Box/Papers : NO
Material : STAINLESS STEEL
Bracelet : STAINLESS STEEL
Caliber: 1570
Dial : BLACK, TRITIUM

THE JATUCKA GUARANTEE

Our unparalled expertise and world-class reputation ensures you that you can buy with total confidence from VWC LTD by Jatucka.
We provide 1 year guarantee on the proper functioning and a lifetime warranty on the originality and the legal origin of every watch.
Along with the relevant certificates set out above we also include in the package a dated and signed CD ROM with all our high definition photographs of the watch as a further guarantee of your purchase.