The Rolex Explorer in steel with an entirely luminescent display for enhanced legibility. The model’s characteristic 6 and 9 numerals are now filled with a luminescent material emitting a long-lasting blue glow, like its hour markers and hands.
The Rolex Explorer in its element: created in 1953 in the wake of the first successful ascent of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, it benefited from 20 years of real-life tests during Himalayan expeditions. These had a direct impact on the deve
1961 Rolex Explorer ref. Both watches are from the same year, however the chocolate dial is a very special one. A flaw in the manufacturing process resulted in the occasional fading of the dial to a shade of brown, described a