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Rolex Explorer II Ref 16550 - Like New Cream Dial with Full Set

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Straight Facts

The Rolex Explorer’s core has always been in rugged expedition. While it was originally born out of the Everest celebratory Explorer I - the Explorer II was designed for cave diving. Officially known as spelunking!

Like so many Rolex models - there are many different dial variants, and this Explorer II from 1986 is no different. It happens to be one of the most special watches we have offered in a long while. Most noticeably it features a gorgeous cream dial that has aged into an extraordinarily beautiful tone over the last few decades. The dial is mint and attractive with correct lume plots that give just the right amount of contrast. Furthermore, the watch is like new old stock in perfect condition, with a complete suite of boxes and papers from the time it was new to present day. The rarity of this watch cannot be understated, and it’s a true crown jewel for any collector, novice or pro

*Some marks or spots on the dial are reflections or dust on the crystal and are due to high intensity strobe lighting used while photographing. They are not actually on the watch or visible in natural lighting.

Stainless Steel 1986 Box & papers Automatic Sport

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From Rolex & Patek Philippe, to Cartier & Audemars Piguet. As collectors first, we love the small details that separate the Submariner from Daytona and Calatrava from Royal Oak. This is why you'll find our curated assortment spans decades of generations of models and brands. We believe that watches don't just tell time, they tell history - and life is too short to wear a boring watch.

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