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Rolex Steel Explorer II Steger Polar Expedition Watch Ref. 16550
Rolex Steel Explorer II Steger Polar Expedition Watch Ref. 16550
Rolex Steel Explorer II Steger Polar Expedition Watch Ref. 16550
Rolex Steel Explorer II Steger Polar Expedition Watch Ref. 16550
Rolex Steel Explorer II Steger Polar Expedition Watch Ref. 16550
Rolex Steel Explorer II Steger Polar Expedition Watch Ref. 16550

Rolex Steel Explorer II Steger Polar Expedition Watch Ref. 16550


Brand: Rolex
Model: Explorer II
Reference: 16550
Gender: Gents
Year: 1987
Material: Stainless Steel
Dial Color: Black
Dimensions: 40mm
Watch Movement: Self-Winding
Bracelet/Strap: Calf Leather
Box/Paper: Handmade Leather Travel Pouch
Condition: Thick Case with Signs of Original Finish
SKU: 106361
First introduced in 1971, the Explorer II has become an iconic design for Rolexs sport model watches. Since its creation, the Explorer II has become the wristwatch of choice for hikers, mountaineers, speleologists, volcanologists, and polar and jungle explorers. Its robust design and classic features makes it the perfect watch for daily wear or as a tool for your greatest adventures. This particular Explorer II is from 1987 and has a caseback engraved 1989 Steger International Polar Expedition. Will Steger is an explorer and conservationist, most well known for his dogsled expeditions to the North Poll. In 1989, the same year noted on this watch, Steger led the first dogsled expedition to traverse the Antarctica, traveling 3,471 miles by dogsled. Other notable Steger expeditions include the longest unsupported dogsled expeditions in history which traveled across Greenland without any resupply or assistance in 1988, and the first and only expeditions to cross the Arctic by dogsled, traveling from Russia to Ellesmere Island in Canada in 1995. Steger may be the greatest explorer since Sir John Hunts ascent of Mount Everest to have relied on Rolex to help guide his journey.

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We do accept trades for watches. Please send any relevant information about your watch's condition, accessories and history to hello@thekeystone.com

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Contact Us

Please feel free to get in touch with any questions. The best way is to email us at hello@thekeystone.com or text/call (213) 632-9061

If you are interested in selling your watch, please include as much information as possible, as well as photos. You may also email photos to hello@thekeystone.com 

Shipping

When a watch is purchased, our watchmaker will perform a thorough inspection of the movement and perform a number of tests to ensure the watch is functioning in top condition before shipping. This process can take 7-10 business days. 

Once your watch is ready, watches shipped within the United States are sent via insured FedEx Overnight and will arrive the next day. We will send over tracking information once the watch ships. 

International shipping is $100 and will be included during checkout. International shipping can take a number of days considering customs and travel. 

Return Policy

We know it can be difficult be completely certainly that a watch's condition, size or shape is what you are looking for. 

We provide a 5 day inspection period from delivery so that you may receive the watch and decide if it is right for you. 

This is not a trial period; our watches are well documented and any wear or damage will be deducted from the return amount. 

Trades

We do accept trades for watches. Please send any relevant information about your watch's condition, accessories and history to hello@thekeystone.com

Keep in mind that full payment is a much faster process and this will remain available.