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CIRCA: 1980
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless steel
CASE DIAMETER: 40mm
BRACELET MATERIAL: Stainless steel Oyster 'Folded Link'
BRACELET SIZE: 6.98 inches / 177.5mm
DIAL: Black
MOVEMENT: Automatic
FUNCTIONS: AM/PM indicator, date
CALIBER: 1570
BOX: Yes
PAPERS: Yes
ACCESSORIES: Rolex outer box, presentation box, guarantee (with reference number, not serial), product literature





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Lot Essay

The reference 1655 originally launched in 1971 and was specifically designed for cave explorers. This model features a fixed bezel with 24-hour display and a 24-hour hand that can be set to distinguish day from night hours. This model has a couple nicknames amongst collectors - "Freccione" referring to the orange AM/PM indicator hand and "Steve McQueen" because of an advertisement. The Explorer II reference 1655 remains an icon and this watch would be a great addition to a watch collection. Furthermore, this watch is offered with its original box and papers and is from the family of the original owner.

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