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Rolex. Extremely Rare and Attractive, Explorer II “Freccione” Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, Black...

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Estimate € 20000 - 40000

Model: Explorer II
Reference: 1655
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Year: 1977
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1570
Case N°: 5381318
Dimensions: 39 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

In 1971, a new frontier was explored with the birth of the Explorer II, a timepiece designed for those venturing into the depths of darkness—like the intrepid spelunkers navigating uncharted territories. This masterpiece, the Explorer II reference 1655, fondly known as the “Freccione,” carries the spirit of adventure in every tick. The dial is a canvas of distinction, adorned with a unique “T Swiss T” designation beneath 6 o’clock, distinguishing it from its predecessors. The luminous indexes, now transformed into an exhilarating hue, add a touch of mystique to this extraordinary timepiece. The dial, a captivating dance of time and aging, reveals a beauty that only time can bestow. Every glance is a journey through history, where the black dial not only captivates with its allure but also boasts a rare signature —indicating a distinguished association with the renowned Tiffany & Co. Tiffany, synonymous with elegance and prestige, took a step into the world of watches in 1947, curating a collection that included the finest from Rolex, including this exceptional Explorer. This collaboration adds an extra layer of rarity and prestige, making this timepiece a coveted trophy for the discerning collector. In the world of rare timepieces, the Explorer II “Freccione” stands tall as an emblem of adventure and exclusivity. Embrace the journey into the extraordinary with a watch that transcends its utilitarian roots, emerging as a true masterpiece—a legacy of exploration, elegance, and enduring style.

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Estimate € 20000 - 40000

Model: Explorer II
Reference: 1655
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Year: 1977
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1570
Case N°: 5381318
Dimensions: 39 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

In 1971, a new frontier was explored with the birth of the Explorer II, a timepiece designed for those venturing into the depths of darkness—like the intrepid spelunkers navigating uncharted territories. This masterpiece, the Explorer II reference 1655, fondly known as the “Freccione,” carries the spirit of adventure in every tick. The dial is a canvas of distinction, adorned with a unique “T Swiss T” designation beneath 6 o’clock, distinguishing it from its predecessors. The luminous indexes, now transformed into an exhilarating hue, add a touch of mystique to this extraordinary timepiece. The dial, a captivating dance of time and aging, reveals a beauty that only time can bestow. Every glance is a journey through history, where the black dial not only captivates with its allure but also boasts a rare signature —indicating a distinguished association with the renowned Tiffany & Co. Tiffany, synonymous with elegance and prestige, took a step into the world of watches in 1947, curating a collection that included the finest from Rolex, including this exceptional Explorer. This collaboration adds an extra layer of rarity and prestige, making this timepiece a coveted trophy for the discerning collector. In the world of rare timepieces, the Explorer II “Freccione” stands tall as an emblem of adventure and exclusivity. Embrace the journey into the extraordinary with a watch that transcends its utilitarian roots, emerging as a true masterpiece—a legacy of exploration, elegance, and enduring style.

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