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    Rolex, Explorer II, Ref. 16550, Stainless Steel, Tritium Dial, Circa 1988
    Case: 40 mm, stainless steel, three body, brushed and polished, with fixed 24-hour GMT bezel, and screw-down crown and back, No. R427078
    Dial: ivory enamel, with outer minute track, applied black-rimmed luminous markers, and date aperture; skeletonized black baton and "Mercedes" hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, red luminous arrowhead-tipped GMT hand, and black baton sweep seconds hand with luminous "lollipop"
    Movement: Rolex caliber 3085 automatic, 27 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with independently adjustable hour hand and hacking seconds functions, and rhodium finish, No. 1870564
    Band: stainless steel Oyster, 12 links, approximately 7 1/2 inches maximum length, including watch, stamped 580 on end links, 78360 on links and clasp, and signed Rolex
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Explorer II, Ref. 16550, Stainless Steel, Tritium Dial, Circa 1988
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp
    Model: Explorer II, Ref. 16550
    Dial: ivory enamel, with outer minute track, applied black-rimmed luminous markers, and date aperture
    Hands: skeletonized black baton and "Mercedes" hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, red luminous arrowhead-tipped GMT hand, and black baton sweep seconds hand with luminous "lollipop"
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #R427078
    Case Info: three body, brushed and polished, with fixed 24-hour GMT bezel, and screw-down crown and back
    Case Width: 40 mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: Rolex caliber 3085 automatic, 27 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with independently adjustable hour hand and hacking seconds functions, and rhodium finish, No. 1870564
    Band: stainless steel Oyster, 12 links, approximately 7 1/2 inches maximum length, including watch, stamped 580 on end links, 78360 on links and clasp, and signed Rolex
    Circa: 1988
    Condition: Excellent dial. Very good case, showing faint nicks on bezel edges and other signs of daily wear; very good bracelet, with only moderate stretch and light surface scratches. Running, with all functions working, but service is recommended.
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    Additional Location Info:
    Lotte New York Palace
    455 Madison Avenue
    The Garrison Room
    New York, NY 10022


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