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Rolex Explorer 1 ref# 14270 “Tuminova” circa 1998

$7,150.00

Rolex stainless steel Explorer 1 ref 14270 U6 serial # circa 1998 with very limited production run SWISS T<25 on dial with Luminova indexes and hands. 36mm full size man’s model with smooth bezel and sapphire crystal and original glossy black original  3/6/9 Explorer luminova dial and hands. Powered by calibre 3130 self winding movement with sweep seconds and date. With Rolex stainless steel heavy Oyster 78790 bracelet with U5 date code with 558B end pieces and new style short flip lock clasp. In excellent preowned condition. Great contemporary model for a man or oversized for a woman.

Guaranteed genuine, serviced and detailed by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with a 1 year warranty of accurate timekeeping and operation.

NOTE: SWISS only dials designate the introduction of the use of Luminova, in use for only 2 years in 1998 and 1999 before the introduction  of Super Luminova circa 2000 which is designated by SWISS MADE at the bottom of the dial. The current SWISS T<25 dial, with luminova indexes and hands is quite an anomaly, a short lived and scarce circumstance when SWISS T<25 printed dials had Luminova rather than tritium applied to the dial. The term Tuminova, reflects the unlikely marriage of Tritium and Luminova. See photos of luminova glowing under UV light on this tritium signed dial.

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Maker

Model Name/Type

Man's / Lady's

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Circa

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Case Metal

Bezel

Crystal

Crown-Pushers

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Dial & Hands

,

Movement Type

Movement Caliber

Date Function

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Country of Origin

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

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