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Produced from 1963 till 1989, the 1016 is one of Rolex’s longest running references. This Explorer had no superfluous frills or complications — each feature of the watch served a specific purpose. In a situation with little to no light, the luminous tritium markers made identification easy. Its Oyster case and screw-down crown provided 100 meters of water resistance. The second generation 1016 featured an upgraded Caliber 1570 movement and more secure Oyster bracelet, replacing the folded link one. Everything you need, nothing you don’t.

Aesthetic Condition*:
- EXCELLENT vintage condition, as seen in the photos: signs of light wear on the case and bracelet. Indices and hands developing even patina. 1560 movement. 78360/558 bracelet. 1965 production mark and 2005 service mark on the caseback.

Extras:
- extra links

Functional Condition:
Bench-run for at least 24 hours. All watch functions and bracelet/strap were tested and are operable.
Observed accuracy: 0s/d
Wrist Sizing: up to 7.75" (7" + 0.75" extra links)
Last Service: 2005

Serial: 1290xxx

*Grades are the provided listing text and pictures summarized into a simple-to-understand score. Photos are an essential part of the description. Photos are of the actual item for sale, and are not enhanced. Your monitor may affect color rendering.

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Asking Price: $8599
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