Rolex Explorer II 16570 – 2002 – Full Set – £6,350 – SOLD

Rolex Explorer II 16570

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Overview

Brand: Rolex
Model: Explorer II
Reference: 16570
Year: 2002
Movement Type: Automatic
Movement: Calibre 3185
Case material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Strap: Stainless Steel
Dial Colour: Black
Diameter: 40mm
Papers: Yes
Box: Yes
Accessories: Full Set
Condition: Very Good

Price: £6,350

Rolex Explorer II 16570

The Rolex Explorer II which was originally referred to as the ‘Steve McQueen’ Rolex, despite the fact he never wore one, has been with us since 1971 and is still going strong now.

The 16570 version was introduced in 1989 featuring a new movement and updated styling from its predecessor and stayed in production until 2011 in both black and white dialled versions – this 2001 black dialled version is another lovely one and to be honest I can barely believe how good it is.

The whole watch is in superb condition – perfect dial, perfect bezel and a superb case –  it comes with both boxes and booklets, original punched papers in their wallet as well as the Red seal and green Swimpruf tag – its original stainless steel bracelet has very little wear and is secure and strong and looks perfect on the wrist.

Increasingly collectible in the right condition, this beautiful watch is a solid bet and it’s worth bearing in mind that the movement in the Explorer II is a 3185 – the same as a 16710 GMT Master II of the same age – so this is basically a GMT Master II without a rotating bezel.  Given that a comparable 16710 would be around £10,000, the Explorer II is looking like a real bargain.

Recently serviced and tested, this watch comes with a 12 month warranty.

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