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EXPLORER II, REF. 1655

CIRCA: 1971
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless Steel
DIAMETER: 39mm
BRACELET / STRAP MATERIAL: Stainless Steel Folded Oyster Bracelet
BRACELET / STRAP SIZE: 8.25 inches / 209mm
DIAL: Black
MOVEMENT: Automatic
FUNCTIONS: Time, Date, and GMT
CALIBER: 1570
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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. The inside of the case back is stamped II.71 indicating it is from the second quarter of 1971. This model is known as the "Steve McQueen" amongst collectors. The Explorer II reference 1655 remains an icon and this watch would be a great addition to a watch collection.

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