This specific Rolex Explorer II reference 16570 is from 2006 (D serial) and comes with its original paperwork. Nicknamed the "Polar" due to its icy white dial, this is a conversation starter in contrast to the predominately black dial sports models by Rolex. The watch is in great condition and has seen little wear with minimal hairline scratches - mainly around the bezel and on the bracelet. The watch includes full links for its original bracelet with no stretch or looseness. Sitting at 40mm in diameter, 47mm lug to lug and 12.2mm in thickness it will fit a wide array of wrists. It is water resistant to 150m and of course it's GMT function is exceptionally great to use when travelling. The movement also allows for a quickset date and hour function. This watch is in full running condition at COSC specifications ready for its new owner.
Rolex Explorer II Ref. 16570 History:
Originally released in 1989, the Explorer II ref. 16570 has had an impressive 22 year run before the ref. 216570 was released in 2011. The ref. 16570 is built up from the ref. 16550, its features included the caliber 3185 movement and a subtle change to the Polar dial model by replacing the silver outlined hands and indices with black, the legibility greatly improved by accentuating the white dial.