ROLEX REF. 1655 EXPLORER II STEVE MCQUEEN
Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer,
Officially Certified", case No. 6044832, Ref. 1655. Made in 1979.
Very fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant,
stainless steel wristwatch with date, special 24-hour bezel, large orange
arrow 24-hour hand and a modern stainless steel Rolex Oyster
bracelet with deployant clasp.
Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated 24-hour bezel,
screwed-down case back and protected crown, crystal with Cyclops
Black with luminous baton indexes, outer minutes/ seconds
divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous white baton hands,
large luminous orange arrow to indicate the diurnal and nocturnal
hours on the 24-hour graduated bezel.
Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature,
shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet
balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.