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Rolex Explorer II ref# 1655 Stainless Steel aka “Steve Mcqueen” circa 1978

$17,500.00

Rolex stainless steel Explorer II ref# 1655 serial# 5.3 million circa 1978. Featuring a 39mm diameter case with original 24 hour engraved bezel and acrylic crystal. With original matte black dial with nicely patina’d luminous indexes and faded orange 24 hour hand. 24 hour bezel is original and not a service replacement. Powered by self winding calibre 1570 movement with sweep seconds, with date and 24 hour indications. Offered on your choice of sporty leather strap. Very pleasing example, guaranteed genuine. Recently serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with our 1 year warrantee of accurate time keeping and operation.

Note: photos show some corrosion between the lugs, but all numbers are readable. No corrosion on case back or inside of case.

Additional information

Maker

Rolex

Model Name/Type

Explorer II Steve McQueen

Model/Case Ref#

1655

Man's / Lady's

Men

Case Serial#

5.3 million

Circa

1978

Case mm

39mm

Case Metal

Stainless Steel

Bezel

24 hour, fixed

Crystal

Acrylic

Dial & Hands

matte black original dial patina'd luminous orange 24 hour hand

Crown-Pushers

signed Rolex crown

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

calibre 1570 movement with sweep seconds and date

Date Function

date

Strap / Bracelet

distressed leather vintage style strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

20mm

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No