Rolex Explorer II Steve McQueen 1979 (ref. 1655)


  • BRAND: Rolex
  • MODEL: Explorer II
  • REFERENCE: 1655
  • SCOPE OF DELIVERY: The watch and box
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Switzerland
  • YEAR: 1979
  • MOVEMENT: Rolex Caliber 1575
  • DIAL COLOR: Black
  • CASE MATERIAL: Stainless steel
  • BEZEL MATERIAL: Stainless steel
  • BRACELET MATERIAL: Stainless steel Oyster bracelet (Size: 20cm)
  • CLASP: Stainless steel folding Oysterlock safety clasp
  • GLASS: Sapphire crystal

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The Rolex Explorer II Steve McQueen 1979

The Rolex Explorer II is a highly sought-after watch model that was first introduced in the early 1970s. The Steve McQueen 1979 edition is a specific variant of the Explorer II that pays homage to the legendary actor and racing driver, Steve McQueen.

One of the key features of the Steve McQueen 1979 Explorer II is its unique orange 24-hour hand, which provides the wearer with the ability to track a second time zone. The watch also features a black dial with luminescent hour markers and hands, and a date window at the 3 o’clock position.

The Steve McQueen 1979 Explorer II is powered by a reliable automatic movement, the Rolex Caliber 1575. This movement features 25 jewels and has a power reserve of approximately 42 hours.

The watch is housed in a 40mm stainless steel case with a fixed bezel, and is fitted with a stainless steel Oyster bracelet. The watch also features a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and is water resistant to a depth of 100 meters (330 feet).

Overall, the Rolex Explorer II Steve McQueen 1979 is a stunning and highly collectible timepiece that is perfect for those who appreciate both style and functionality. Its unique orange 24-hour hand, black dial, and stainless steel construction make it a timeless classic that is sure to turn heads.



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