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Old 17 May 2019, 06:45 AM   #271
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the rehaut engraving took place during the switch over from the Z serials to the next letter
It’s the m series which also has the 3186 movement, somewhere around 2008 onwards
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Old 29 July 2019, 10:00 PM   #272
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Possibly my favorite model. Would like to add a cream 16550 someday.
Does anybody know if itís possible to get the older faces. Will it work on the new 42mm models?

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Old 30 July 2019, 03:06 AM   #273
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There is a reason they have different sizes.

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Old 30 July 2019, 04:02 AM   #274
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There is a reason they have different sizes.

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Why - thought it was just to keep up with the trends.


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Old 7 November 2019, 11:42 PM   #275
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The Rolex Explorer II

I wish I had my 16570 back from the Rolex AD.. Been a month.. Iím sure they will relive me of $750 as soon as itís finished..






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Old 8 November 2019, 02:23 AM   #276
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Old 8 November 2019, 09:47 PM   #277
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where did you found this?
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Old 9 November 2019, 12:39 AM   #278
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Advert in a Dutch newspaper. Made a screencapture since I could not save it.
The add is always with a white dail, or has always been with a white dial.


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Old 9 November 2019, 03:03 AM   #279
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Advert in a Dutch newspaper. Made a screencapture since I could not save it.
The add is always with a white dail, or has always been with a white dial.


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Haha did you know there are no explorers available anymore in the AD's? Strange that they start marketing last year
What newspaper is this in?
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Old 9 November 2019, 04:51 AM   #280
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NRC, it is a bit upscale and has a really small sports section
There is at least one ROLEX add every week and often some other more expensive brand.

I have never seen a black faced dial in any of the exp adds.


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Old 9 November 2019, 02:28 PM   #281
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I tried both the black and the white-dialed 216570 at the dealer today, and, even though the encounter was brief, the Polar would be my clear choice. However I have to admit that the 42mm size isn't to my liking, it's just too big for my wrist. 116570, with its more realistic 40mm case would be nice to have. I can see it being worn as an everyday watch. Like the others had said above, it flies under the radar.
Question - the GMT hand, can it be synchronized with the hour hand, when not needed?
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Old 9 November 2019, 05:10 PM   #282
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Yes. Although I keep it to GMT/UTC pretty much always.
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Old 9 November 2019, 06:37 PM   #283
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I tried both the black and the white-dialed 216570 at the dealer today, and, even though the encounter was brief, the Polar would be my clear choice. However I have to admit that the 42mm size isn't to my liking, it's just too big for my wrist. 116570, with its more realistic 40mm case would be nice to have. I can see it being worn as an everyday watch. Like the others had said above, it flies under the radar.
Question - the GMT hand, can it be synchronized with the hour hand, when not needed?
I cant get it anymore at a AD ((( i got the polar but black is also coool
It is sort of a pitty that they ain't obtainable anymore, i talked with a AD about the explorer's and we agreed that it is a pitty that such a under the radar piece has became the new ''hotness'' in recent days. I absolutely adore my explorer 2, if the black one was still widely available for a huge dicount as i got on my polar i would consider it probably
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Old 9 March 2020, 01:38 PM   #284
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Love the 16570, does anyone know how many links it should have?
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Old 10 March 2020, 11:44 AM   #285
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Old 29 April 2020, 02:09 AM   #286
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Hi guys & gals. I'm new to the forum, having just purchased my dream 1655 Explorer II to accompany my 55yr old 1675 GMT Master (bought in 1973)...

Quick question; my 1655 is on a 91350 bracelet with 580 links. Would this have been the original one supplied with the watch? I need to source an extra link.

Thanks for your help!
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Old 23 May 2020, 12:24 PM   #287
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My favorite watch is my Rolex Polar, 16570, purchased in 2011. It is the most comfortable watch, and easy to read.
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Old 1 July 2020, 07:09 AM   #288
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This was SUPER helpful for a recent purchase. Thanks so much for posting!
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