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    Rolex Explorer Precision Vintage, 5500

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    Was 6,495.00
    Manufacturer Code: 5500
    Availability In Stock
    Gender Mens
    SWC Ref RO-24765S
    Warranty 12 Months
    Age Circa 1987
    Model No 5500
    Box Original Box
    Papers Service Paperwork
    Diameter 34mm
    Brand Rolex
    Condition Pre Owned - Fine
    RRP Discontinued

    We are proud to present this vintage Rolex Explorer Precision, fully checked and authenticated by our accredited workshop.

    The Explorer, launched in 1953, set itself apart with a simple design and a highly legible black dial with large hour markers and characteristic 3,6,9 numerals. It is a tool watch, created to tell time accurately, whatever the circumstances and has adorned the wrists of some of the greatest explorers undertaking incredible expeditions (like Sir Edmund Hillary to Mount Everest).

    This gentleman's sized Explorer, reference 5500, was first released in 1958 and comes set in a 34mm stainless steel Oyster case with a smooth polished bezel.The black dial features the iconic Tritium 3/6/9 hour numerals, indexes and matching 'Mercedes' hands, whilst being protected by a domed acrylic plexi crystal. Driving the watch is the automatic calibre 1520 workhorse movement which is safeguarded by solid screwdown caseback. Lastly, this Explorer is completed by a stainless steel Oyster bracelet with folding Oyster clasp, and fitted with a screwdown crown ensuring the 10atm (100m/330ft) water resistance. 

    Originally produced in circa 1987 and in fine condition for its age, coming supplied with its original inner and box, Rolex service card and Rolex service documents (June 2006).

    This Explorer is sold with our 12-month warranty from the date of purchase.

    Please be advised this watch is fitted with a restored service dial. 

    • Fine condition
    • Black Explorer dial 
    • 34mm Oyster case 
    • Oyster bracelet
    • Embossed crown clasp
    • Stainless steel
    • Baton hour markers
    • Automatic
    • Calibre 1520 
    • Plexi glass
    • Pin-hole lugs
    • 10atm (100m/330ft)
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    I recently purchased a Planet Ocean from The Swiss Watch Co and found the experience nothing short of first class. The watch was in mint condition as described, and Tim thoroughly knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. A very strong recommendation for anyone wanting personal service and high quality watches with the assurance and piece of mind we all seek. Well done to the entire team......

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