1969 Rolex Explorer 1 ref. 1016 “Creamy Dial, B&P from US Marine Corps Exchange”

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Up for grabs is a Rolex Explorer

Reference 1016

2.1 mil serial number circa early 1969 production

Excellent vintage condition case with sharp lugs. No corrosion or pitting. Serial number and reference are clearly visible between the lugs.

Dial is original, with “fat” lume at 3-6-9. Very clean, no spotting or damage. No relume. Nice creamy patina. Hands are matching, tritium and appear original to the watch.

Caseback is original, stamped 1016 and dated II.69

Bracelet is original Rolex 7836 with folded metal links, dated in 1970 and has correct end-links.

Watch comes complete with Rolex box, manuals, warranty papers and COSC certificate with punched serial numbers matching to the watch. The guarantee is dated in 1971 at time of purchase at a US Marine Corps Exchange.

No service history is known.

Out of stock

SKU: SQ7187192

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