Rolex "Oyster Perpetual Date Explorer II Superlative Chronometer officially certified", Case No. 2907218, Movement No. D674677, Ref. 1655, Cal. 1570, 38 mm, circa 1972
A gentleman's fine, automatic wristwatch with 24-hour indicator and date - so called "Steve McQueen" - with original box, original certificate, operating instructions, papers, Rolex tag and accessories Case: steel, screw back (1655, II/71), bezel with radial Arabic 24 hours - later original, screwed "Twinlock" winding crown, folded steel "Oyster" bracelet ref. 7836/380. Dial: black, luminous indexes, centre seconds, central orange luminous 24-hour hand, date indicator, luminous baton hands. Movm.: rotorwind movement, rhodium-plated, ground, 7 adj., 26 jewels, Glucydur screw balance, shock protection for balance.
Ref. 1655 English-speaking collectors call the Ref. 1655 the "Steve McQueen", whereas it is known as "Freccione" by their Italian counterparts.
Estimate 14,000 - 16,000 €
Price Realised 15,500 €
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