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Old 15 August 2019, 02:01 AM   #1
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Review of Rolex Explorer II 16570 "Polar" (my new purchase)

I got this just recently. D-serial 2005.

Enjoy the writeup guys.

https://luxurywatches635.wordpress.com/2019/08/14/1270/

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Old 21 August 2019, 03:51 AM   #2
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Nice write up. I have a Z serial from 2007. It was my first Rolex straight from the AD. I love it still to this day.
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Old 21 August 2019, 04:58 AM   #3
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Good review, its one of the best Rolex, THE POLAAA
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Old 21 August 2019, 02:10 PM   #4
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Nice review. Love my Polar!
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Old 21 August 2019, 02:55 PM   #5
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Review of Rolex Explorer II 16570 "Polar" (my new purchase)

Itís always nice to see another Polar Expl. II fan who rediscovered the allure of the reference.


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Old 21 August 2019, 05:16 PM   #6
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Nice write up about a very nice watch!
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Old 24 August 2019, 02:33 AM   #7
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I just bought a Y 16570 and I have to admit that it’s probably my favourite Rolex so far. I like it even more than my 16710 Pepsi.
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Old 2 September 2019, 03:35 AM   #8
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Thanks, all.

I'm really enjoying it. Been wearing it regularly. And it's ridiculous how you can get these for 50% of the GMT 16710 prices.
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Old 19 March 2020, 04:45 AM   #9
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Just ran into this. One of the coolest ads Rolex ever made, imho.

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Old 23 March 2020, 06:05 AM   #10
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Just ran into this. One of the coolest ads Rolex ever made, imho.

Ooo that's cool. Can you point me to a high res link? I'm looking to print off ads for Rolex and Patel for my "home office".

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Old 23 March 2020, 08:46 AM   #11
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Ooo that's cool. Can you point me to a high res link? I'm looking to print off ads for Rolex and Patel for my "home office".
Right click that and "open in a new window". It's quite high res.

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Old 23 March 2020, 01:55 PM   #12
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Right click that and "open in a new window". It's quite high res.

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Old 18 April 2020, 08:55 PM   #13
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Really enjoyed reading the blog. Great write up, the 16750 is fantastic reference which is becoming increasingly popular.
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Old 19 April 2020, 08:52 PM   #14
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Great write up
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Old 5 May 2020, 08:20 AM   #15
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Got my 16570 polar exp ii in 2011 when the new version was coming out, no comparison IMO, the 16570 wears better, looks better, is better.
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Old 10 May 2020, 03:53 PM   #16
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Really enjoyed reading the blog. Great write up, the 16750 is fantastic reference which is becoming increasingly popular.
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Old 10 May 2020, 03:53 PM   #17
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Great write up
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Old 10 May 2020, 03:54 PM   #18
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Got my 16570 polar exp ii in 2011 when the new version was coming out, no comparison IMO, the 16570 wears better, looks better, is better.
New version isn't bad but the dial/color scheme is so much nicer on the old one. Cheers.
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Old 16 May 2020, 10:05 AM   #19
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great review!
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Nice work! This reference is super intriguing to me because of the obvious functionality of the 3185 and also because of the lume transitions in the mid to late 90s.
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Old 25 June 2020, 07:36 AM   #21
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Old 25 June 2020, 07:36 AM   #22
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Nice work! This reference is super intriguing to me because of the obvious functionality of the 3185 and also because of the lume transitions in the mid to late 90s.
And also the price in the preowned market (compared to Sub and GMT).
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Old 4 July 2020, 07:01 AM   #23
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My first Rolex! Such a versatile piece. Just wish I could get a modern bracelet on one.
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Old 11 July 2020, 05:27 AM   #24
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My first Rolex! Such a versatile piece. Just wish I could get a modern bracelet on one.
I wonder if the new bracelet fits to these old watches. Maybe not the 216570 though... but the ones for Sub and GMT (I guess they have same lug inside width, huh?)
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Old 7 August 2020, 06:56 AM   #25
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Great review. Was considering purchasing this one for a while. Can't decide between black dial or polar!
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Old 7 August 2020, 11:34 AM   #26
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Nice review, thanks! A 16570 Polar is on my radar.
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Old 8 August 2020, 06:32 AM   #27
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Great review! I am curios to know how it wears compared to the 16700 - which is slightly slimmer but different bezel.
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