Rolex SS Explorer 1 ref 1016 circa 1967


Rolex SS Explorer 1 ref# 1016 serial number 1.7 million circa 1967. Featuring a 36mm diameter Oyster case with smooth bezel and acrylic dome crystal. With an absolutely mint condition original matte black dial with ivory color luminous indexes and matching luminous hands. The tritium in the markers and hands has the correct consistency and coloring for a dial of this age, making it one of the finest examples we have ever offered. Powered by self winding calibre 1560 movement with sweep seconds. In excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition and offered on your choice of sporty style strap with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

NOTE: the Explorer 1 reference 1016 model has been a popular classic vintage sport model for years, but in the last few years have seen an enormous increased in demand and value. The current example is an exceptionally beautfiul dial and hands for the perfect vintage look.

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