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Rolex Explorer*** 1016 Gilt Tropical*** 1963 CHF 39,500.00
ROLEX Explorer Ref. 1016, Tropical Gilt Glossy Chapter Ring "Exclamation Point", 1963
Serial: 901112
Circa: 1963
Reference No: 1016

DIAL: Black (tropical brown) gilt glossy chapter ring dial with 3-6-9 and baton luminous hour markers, exclamation point at the bottom

MOVEMENT: Caliber 1560, self-winding mechanical movement with 26 jewels

CASE: 36mm, stainless steel with smooth bezel, acrylic glass


BRACLET: Rolex stainless steel rivet bracelet w/ 58 endlinks (dated 1 63)

CONDITION REPORT: Dial has discolored over time and turned an even golden brown color. The dial and hands retain their original lume and all indexes as well as the exclamation point dot are intact. The hands luminous material has darkened in the edges. The case appears worn as well as the bracelet, but neither appear to have been refinished and remain honest.
The original crystal was replaced with a Rolex service one, but the original one is included on the side.
Overall a stunning example of this ultimately rare and early 1016.

NOTES: Inner back dated II.63

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Total Price: CHF 39,500.00