The Ultimate Sports Rolex – The Explorer II Reference 1655

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The Ultimate Sports Rolex – The Explorer II Reference 1655

Post by Artman » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:06 pm

BY ROBERT-JAN BROER, http://www.fratellowatches.com

The ultimate toolwatch – the Rolex Explorer II, aimed at speleologists and cave explorers.

Some time ago, Michael Stockton wrote quite a ‘love letter’ (as one of our readers wrote in the comments) on the Rolex Explorer 1016. While the reference 1016 Explorer was being produced already in 1963 and kept in production for 26 years, Rolex introduced another Explorer in 1971. The Explorer II. This watch was not a successor of the Explorer 1016, but an additional timepiece with an additional function. The Explorer II was aimed at speleologists or cave explorers, who could lose the sense of time during their work. When you are not exposed to daylight, it’s feasible to lose track of time and whether you are finding yourself working during the day or night. I really can’t imagine this, but then again, I’ve never found myself in that situation.

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