Rolex Explorer II Ref. 1655 from 1984 – MK4

21,250

Extremely wel preserved and all original Rolex Explorer II reference 1655 from 1984.
The Rolex Explorer, originally produced as a ref. 6610 (or arguably the 6150) in 1953, is a production line with a long and significantly important history in the world of horology. Amidst the many different models within the Explorer line, the Ref. 1655 is one of the most coveted pieces amongst collectors. Below, you will find more information about the current listed example we are offering for sale.

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This 1655, produced in 1984 remains in an exceptional ‘mint’ like condition. Looking at the timeless design, modern wrist presence and its mesmerizing condition we find it hard to believe this watch left the Rolex factory 40 years ago.

The watch has an immaculate dial/hand set which has acquainted an attractive ‘vanilla’ like patina.

The beefy case has sharp lugs and bevels. Serial (8.314.xxx) and reference number between the lugs are perfectly legible. The 24-hour bezel is sharp and shows just one tiny nick below the 10 hour mark (see pictures). The black inlay is fully present.
Note that the crystal has a few tiny marks/scratches around the edge, the dial is immaculate so all spots you see are scratches/dust particles.

The Cal. 1570 has been checked by our watchmaker and comes with 12 months of guarantee on mechanical defects.

The original 78360 Oyster bracelet with 580 endlinks shows to be in the same fine condition as the watch itself without noticeable stretch to the links remaining its original stiffness.

The watch is accompanied by a rare vintage Rolex ‘coffin’ box, two tags and booklets.

Please note that we handle a 24 hour purchase/shipment processing policy as all our watches are located in a bank safe.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, require more pictures/information or if you would like to know our guarantee and return policy.

We thank you in advance for your interest in our beloved watches here in Amsterdam.

Additional information

Manufacturer

Rolex

Material

Stainless Steel

Year

1984

Reference

1655

Dimensions

40mm

Movement

Automatic

Caliber

1570