ROLEX EXPLORER REF. 1016 TROPICAL DIAL
Sir Edmund Hillary decides to participate in a particular expedition, that of climbing the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest at 8848 m.
He then wears on his wrist an Explorer I, model created in 1953 cut for adventure.
This iconic watch is readable and robust.
A true legend is born, Rolex hits hard with this historical model.
A drawing and a perfect aesthetic.
It benefits from the DNA of the records of all records, it follows the expedition in the snow, the cold and the wind without ever fooling and without ever disappointing its owner.
The proposed model is 1964 under the reference 1016, one of the most remarkable. A very popular reference: the 1016 is the most desired Explorer I.
It is a round steel case of 36mn diameter. A beautiful black lacquered dial and a beautiful tropical patina, adorned with the famous 3, 6, 9 that characterizes it. Mercedes hands and central second hand. Leather bracelet.
This is a real tool watch with such a unique patina, a watch of explorers par excellence, a watchmaking myth.
A watch with an exemplary career. Since 1953 Rolex manufactures this unmissable and historic model always in simplicity.
A legend that will follow you in all your activities