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Rolex Explorer II – Certified Chronometer
Mint condition Rolex Explorer II white dial. It was originally urchased from David M Robinson jewellers in St Annes Square, Manchester in January of 2000 and comes with box set, wallet, booklets and chronometer/guarantee certificate. The watch is a model reference number 16570. The Explorer II is one of the last Rolex sports watches that can still be bought at a reasonable price, and considerably cheaper than the other sports models such as the GMT Master, Submariner, Daytona etc. The watch is in good working order but has got some marks to the bracelet, the clasp and bezel with some of the black form the numbers in the bezel has faded. You can get replacement bezels if necessary, but it is best left as it is as it is a good working watch. The white dial Explorer II is always a popular model as it is the only white dial Rolex sports model apart from the Daytona. The black dial does not appeal to everybody so the white dial is a minty, crisp and clean looking refreshing change with its brilliant and stunning white dial. It is another Rolex watch needs no introduction as like the Submariner, it's a living legend. It is an officially certified Swiss Chronometer. The Explorer II is hugely popular and a variation on the Explorer 1 with a additional features. Most notably it has a second time zone hand. This is operated by the crown and the hour hand is independently settable, so time can be read in a second time zone. It also has a 24 hour bezel so the red second hour hand can read the time accurately as it is a 24 hour hand. It also has a date with magnified date window. The date is quickset by using the hour hand to change the date. Comes on a solid link Submariner type bracelet seen with the fliplock clasp, sapphire crystal, screw down crown, Rolex automatic movement, Rolex crown logo on the crown. Current UK retail price is now over £5,000. Dimensions are: width is 39 mm excluding crown, 42 mm including crown and 47 mm lug to lug and thickness is 12.5 mm.