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Rolex Explorer II Men's "No Holes" Steel Watch, Black Dial, Reference 16570 16570T, Year 2005

Rolex Explorer II Men's "No Holes" Steel Watch, Black Dial, Reference 16570 16570T, Year 2005

$ 6,200.00

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Explorer. The name evokes images of adventure, fearlessness, and blazing new trails.  

When Rolex launched the Explorer in 1953, they were so serious about it being the rugged tool for any situation that it was equipped with an extra-durable case, a special high-visibility dial, and as an option, the company would lubricate the movement with innovative oils that would operate reliably and not change viscosity from -4 degrees to 104. This allowed use of the watch in extreme circumstances without the oils' changes in viscosity affecting the accuracy of the timing mechanism. 

Legend has it that the first Explorer was made for Sir Edmund Hillary and his team that were the first to summit Mt. Everest, also in 1953. In the 1970's, Rolex introduced the Explorer II with the reasoning that when cave explorers, known as speleologists, spend time underground, they lose all sense of time, and need to know whether the indicated time is am or pm. That sounds a lot like trying to justify their technology, but plenty of other people use a 24-hour scale, known as "military time." Medical personnel, people in the aviation field, law enforcement, and plenty of other customers found the 24-hour hand useful. 

The modern Explorer II has a huge following, and while you can still use the fourth hand for military time, most likely more people use it to read a second time zone, or GMT time. Either way, it is a stunning design, and still every bit the tool for adventure Rolex originally designed.

    Manufacturer Rolex
    Model Oyster Perpetual Explorer II
    Style Number 16570T
    Stock Number 330049
    Year 2005
    Serial number F Series
    Movement
    • Self-winding perpetual mechanical chronometer
    • 28,800 BPH
    Jewels 31
    Caliber 3185
    Case
    • Monobloc 904L Stainless Steel
    • 40mm diameter
    • Screw-down case back
    • No Lug Pinholes
    Bezel Fixed, with engraved 24-hour scale to use as am/pm indicator or second time zone
    Crown Twinlock Screw-Down crown with Rolex Crown logo
    Water Resistance Rating 100m / 330 ft
    Functions
    • Center hour, minute, and seconds hands
    • Red 24-hour hand for either indicating am/pm or for use as a second time zone
    • Date aperture at 3 o'clock position
    Bracelet  Rolex Oyster 904L Stainless Steel with folding Oysterlock safety clasp
    Dial  Black with luminescence
    Crystal Scratch-resistant sapphire
    Condition Excellent
    Authenticity 100% Authentic Rolex, no aftermarket parts or modifications
    Service History Fully serviced right before we listed the watch for sale, by our CW21 Certified Watchmaker, using only the correct oils, gaskets, and seals.
    Testing Tested by our CW21 Certified Watchmaker on the Witschi "Watch Expert" timing machine. Accurate and water resistant to factory specifications.
    Warranty Covered by LeeBrant's Two Year Warranty and 100% Authenticity Guarantee
    Pictures The pictures in this listing are of the actual watch for sale. 

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