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Rolex Ref. 1016 Explorer "Chapter Ring"

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Explore the Rolex Explorer Ref. 1016, introduced in the 1960s and celebrated as one of Rolex's most iconic wristwatches. This model features a water-resistant case in three parts, complete with a screw back and crown, designed for adventurers and explorers alike. Its distinctive "Chapter Ring" dial configuration and stainless steel Oyster bracelet underscore its status as a paragon of durability and style. The Ref. 1016 embodies the spirit of exploration, combining Rolex's renowned precision and resilience in a timepiece that has captivated enthusiasts for decades.

The watch is accompanied by our certificate of authenticity and legitimate provenance

Technical Card

Brand: Rolex

Reference: 1016

Material: Stainless Steel

Movement: Self Winding Cal 1030

Model: Explorer

Series: Chapter Ring

Year: 1962

Function: Time Only

Case Diameter: 36 mm

Case Thickness: N/A

Bracelet: Strap

Conditions: Very Good

Gilt black dial with the radium indexes and mercedes hands, dorè graphics and centre seconds, a rare configuration produced in very few pieces.

The Explorer

Rolex Explorer vintage

The Rolex Explorer may be a to the brand's commitment to investigation and experience. Initially designed for mountain climbers and explorers conquering the world's highest peaks, the Pioneer I embodies simplicity, strength, and functionality.

Its notorious plan highlights a clean with diverse illustrations and colors with brilliant markers and the distinctive 3, 6, and 9 numerals, giving optimal legibility in different conditions. Two of the foremost famous dials are the Honeycomb dial and the glossy dial.

As a timeless companion for those with a soul of adventure, the Rolex Explorer remains an image of perseverance and exploration.

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