Rolex Explorer II ref 16550 Patina’d Tritium Lume Dial circa 1986


A very early example transitional model Rolex Explorer II ref 16550 serial # 8.8 million circa 19876 This is the first generation sapphire crystal Explorer II with glossy black dial with lightly contrasting patina’d luminous indexes and with matching hands. With scarce original “square font” 16550 bezel. An attractive example model previously polished, but with beefy lugs, and with clean original gloss black dial with very lightly patina’d original tritium lume plots and luminous hands.

With original heavy Oyster 78360 bracelet with 501B end pieces and deployment clasp. Recently serviced and left unpolished as acquired. Guaranteed genuine and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

Your purchase includes our popular fine Italian leather watch pouch, ideal for travel or storage, a $55.00 value.

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