ROLEX Explorer II 16570 Black


エクスプローラーIIのサードモデル Ref.16570のブラックダイアルです。2002年製。



Brand: ROLEX
Model: Explorer II
Ref: 16570
Serial: Y22xxxx
Year: 2002
Movement: Automatic Cal.3185
Case: 40mm
Material: Stainless Steel
Lug Width: 19mm
Water Resistance: 100m
Includes: Boxes, Instruction, Guarantee, Red Tag
Bracelet: Oyster Bracelet 78790A(Clasp Code:AD2),  12 Links (~17.5cm)



エクスプローラー Iは1953年に登場し、3/6/9がアラビア数字、日付表示の無い非常にシンプルなデザインが特徴でした。

エクスプローラー IIはエクスプローラー Iの機能性、堅牢性を高めた上位モデルととして1971年に最初のモデルが誕生しました。


1988年のセカンドモデル Ref.16550で大幅にデザインが変更され、現在のベースとなっています。





文字盤の6時位置の表記はSWISS MADE。









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The Explorer was developed for explorers who wanted to explore unexplored places.
The Explorer I was introduced in 1953 and featured a very simple design with 3/6/9 Arabic numerals and non-date display.
The Explorer II was first introduced in 1971 as a higher-end model that increased the functionality and robustness of the Explorer I.
It was designed to be used in extreme conditions, such as the polar regions and caves, where night and day were indistinguishable. Its main feature was its 24-hour bezel and 24-hour hand.
The second model, Ref 16550, was significantly redesigned in 1988 and is the basis for the current model.
The GMT function is now available to show the time in two different countries.
This watch is the third model of the Explorer II, Ref. 16570.

There are no major design changes from the second model and there are two dials: black and white.
This unit has a black dial and was made in 2002, so the luminescent coating on the indexes and hands is Luminova.
The indication at 6 o’clock on the dial is “SWISS MADE”.
It’s a long seller from 1991 to 2011, and it’s the last model with 40mm case size.
The current model, Ref.216570 has been enlarged to 42mm.
It is equipped with a Cal. 3185 movement.
It is characterized by the fact that only the short hand can be operated and the bridge that supports the balance has been changed to a twin bridge for more stability.
The Oyster bracelet has 12 pieces. There is not much stretch.
Comes with domestic guarantee, manual, booklet, box and chronometer tag.


The watch has been polished by our watchmaker.

The watch would be completely serviced by our watchmaker after your order.
It takes about 4 weeks to complete. It comes with a 1-year warranty.

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