Unpolished 1981 Rolex Explorer II (Ref. 1655) "Mk. V" W/ Box and Papers
|Dial||Matte Black Mk. V|
|Bracelet||Rolex 62510H Jubilee W/ 550 End Pieces|
The unpolished case remains in remarkable condition showing strong original chamfers and case finishing with honest signs of light use. The fixed 24hr bezel is unpolished as well, showing light signs of use and retaining its original black enamel within the numerals. The era-correct Rolex 62510H D-link Jubilee bracelet with 550 end pieces was sourced with the watch and shows almost no stretch, light signs of use, and retains 21 links.
The matte black Mk. V Explorer II dial is in superb original condition. The tritium lume plots have taken on a nice ivory coloration, under U.V. light inspection the lume remains fully intact showing no degradation. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly and exhibit no degradation or lume loss under U.V. light inspection. The metallic date wheel is era correct with open 6's and 9's.
This 1981 Rolex Explorer II Ref. 1655 comes complete with its original inner and outer boxes, guarantee paper, serialized hangtag, booklets, and chronometer hangtag. Watch is keeping time within COSC spec, previous service history is unknown.