Rolex Steel Explorer Tropical Gilt Dial 1016 w/ Double Original Papers
Brand: Vintage Rolex
Serial number: 10xxxxx
The tropical dial on a Explorer 1016 is an exceptionally rare find, adding an extraordinary touch to this vintage timepiece. Over time, certain dials develop a unique and sought-after tropical patina, characterized by a warm, aged coloration that varies from brown to bronze. This natural transformation occurs due to environmental factors and is highly prized by collectors. Owning a Rolex Explorer 1016 with a tropical dial is a testament to exclusivity, especially this piece includes its rivet bracelet & original double papers!! It’s a rare opportunity to own a truly distinctive piece of horological history with its original documents.
Case: 36mm without crown; Show sign of wear with slight polish from previous; inner case back stamped 1016 I 64
Dial: Excellent Aged Condition Gilt Dial where it has turned into unique one of a kind Ombre tropical brown color along with matching gilt hands. Please view detail photos of its actual condition as different lighting has slight color difference; the crystal is a bit scratched which might reflected on the dial
Bracelet: Rolex Rivet Bracelet w/ 12 links w/ clasp code 4 64
Accessories: Original Rolex Chronometer Paper dated 24 Sep 1964 & Original Rolex Guarantee dated 29 April 1965