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    Rolex Rare Ref. 1655 Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II "Steve McQueen" Wristwatch, First Generation, circa 1971
    Case: stainless steel, fixed 24 hour bezel, screw down back and crown, 39 mm, No. 2907176, ref. 1655, inner back with date II.71 mark, acrylic crystal with Cyclops lens over date
    Dial: black matte, luminous dagger and baton markers, luminous and white batons hands, straight center seconds hand, oversized orange arrowhead 24 hour indication hand, white and luminous minute divisions, date at three
    Movement: caliber 1570, 26 jewels, rhodium finish, straight line lever escapement, adjusted to five positions and temperature, monometallic balance with self compensating Breguet spring
    Band: stainless, marked USA 7-72, riveted end pieces
    Signed: triple signed Rolex, dial signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Explorer II

    Condition Report*:

    Type: Rolex Rare Ref. 1655 Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II "Steve McQueen" Wristwatch
    Model: Ref. 1655, first generation
    Dial: matte black, luminous markers
    Hands; white luminescent batons, orange arrow
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case No: 2907176
    Case Info: screw down crown and back, 24 hour bezel
    Case Width: 38 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: caliber 1570, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, straight line lever escapement, rhodium finish, monometallic balance, sef-compensating Breguet balance spring
    Band: stainless, USA 7-72, riveted ends
    Circa: 1971
    Condition: movement is running and very good, dial is very good, case is very good, two very tiny edge nicks on the bezel, inner back lid with original double struck letters, second hand center area with some white touch up, band is very good having been polished

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    4th-5th Tuesday-Wednesday
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