Well, that's what the Auction House says ( Antiquorum ). What is the detail which makes them think that it is a prototype? The nipple dials, here. Which you don't find in any other Explorer II, 16550 or 16570. Now, I am very prudent when it comes to Rolex
Friend of mine made a good swap, his Explorer 2 16570 (1991) with my Omega Seamaster 007. It's hard to say if this is a fair trade nonetheless he wanted a 007 and I wanted an EX2 T dial. I believe in the long run over time, the EX2 will appreciate more th
For the fans of this model, here’s a pic of my 16570. I post this for two reasons. 1. It’s what I’m wearing today 2. Over time I’ve grown to really love the thinness of this watch. For years I never minded height on a watch. (Offshore, big pilot , crosswi
There are several versions of the Rolex 16570 covering Tritium dial, Swiss only dial, Swiss Made dials. The Rolex Explorer 2 Ref 16570 will be able to join the vintage Rolex series in a couple of years...
20+ years later, however, it's the polar 16570 (and the Cartiers) which get all the wrist time. Never intended to get a Rolex, but took this one in as part of a trade with the intent of quickly selling it for cash. But fell in love with the dial and crisp