Rolex | Explorer I

Vintage 'Freccione' Steve Mcqueen 38mm, circa 1974

This Rolex ‘Freccione’ Steve McQueen Explorer II Is iN Decent Condition For Its Age.

The Year Of This Watch Is 1974 / 3,XXX,XXX. All Original Parts, Never Refinished.

The 38mm Case Is Made Of A Fixed Stainless Steel Bezel. It Has A Distinctive Black Dial With Luminous Baton And Triangular Indexes, As Well As Luminous White Baton Hands And A Date Aperture At 3 O’Clock.

An Extra Hour Hand Orange Colored Is Featured And Was Designed For Miners Or Cave Explorers. This Extra Hour Hand Would Help The Explorers Decipher Whether The 4 On The Dial Was 4AM OR 4PM. It Is A Useful Feature That Can Be Appreciated To Distinguish Diurnal And Nocturnal Hours On The 24 Hour Graduated Bezel.The Glass Crystal Is Scratch-Resistant Sapphire And Is Water Resistant Up To 100 Meters (330 Feet).

This Model Was Discontinued In 1985 Making It A Very Valuable And Collectible Time Piece. Its Nickname ‘Freccione’ Comes From The Italian Word ‘Freccia’ Which Means “Arrow” And Was Only Produced By Rolex From 1971 Through 1984.

Mounted On the Watch Is A Stainless Steel Rivet Oyster Bracelet With Folding Clasp Buckle.

Rolex Vintage Explorer II “Steve McQueen” Is Powered By A Certified Self-Winding Movement, Caliber 1570 With 26 Jewels, Shock Absorber, Self-Compensating Free-Sprung Breguet Balance Spring.

A Full One Year Warranty And Certificate Of Authenticity Will Be Issued By Element iN Time NYC.

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