Rolex Explorer Ref. 114270

Oh, the Rolex Explorer in 36mm. The ultimate slow-release charmer…

The Explorer is typically a watch you do not notice when you first get into watches. But as you gain a little experience with different brands and models, the Explorer starts to charm its way into your heart. You discover that, actually, this is a watch design that approaches perfection scarily closely!

This specific Ref. 114270 was the first to be fitted with SuperLuminova and solid end links. Combined with an updated movement, this means that this is a seriously rugged watch.

The Explorer has retained that true tool-tastic vibe, in an age of blingy ceramic dive watches. Still, since it is modestly sized, it will work in more formal occasions as well.

This example comes complete with box and papers. What else could you possibly desire?

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 8.750

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Brand

Rolex

Model

Reference

114270

Year of production (circa)

2002

Material

Steel

Crystal

Sapphire

Dial color

Black

Movement

Automatic

Diameter

36 mm

Bracelet/strap:

Steel

Buckle/clasp

Original steel folding clasp

Lug Width

20 mm

Set Content

Original box & papers

Details
Brand Rolex
Diameter 36 mm
Model Explorer
Bracelet/strap: Steel
Reference 114270
Buckle/clasp Original steel folding clasp
Year of production (circa) 2002
Lug Width 20 mm
Material Steel
Set Content Original box & papers
Crystal Sapphire
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Dial color Black
Movement Automatic
Backstory

Rolex is the absolute king of everyday watches. If it is haute horlogerie or the pinnacle of artistry in finishing techniques you are after, look elsewhere. But for pure everyday function, ruggedness and refinement, Rolex wears the crown.

The brand was founded by Alfred Davis and Hans Wilsdorf in London in 1905. In 1908, the name “Rolex” was registered. The brand would put a host of firsts and records to its name in the decades that followed. From the first chronometer rated wristwatch in 1910 to the first wristwatch with a water resistance of 100 meters in 1953.

A range of waterproofing measures, among which a screw-down-crown, resulted in the famous Oyster case. Up to this day it is the basic platform on which the vast majority of Rolex watches is built. Model names often feature both the Oyster (water resistance) and Perpetual (self-winding movement) terminology, followed by a specific model designation such as Datejust or Submariner.

Both modern and vintage Rolex watches are highly sought-after. They are broadly appreciated for their timeless designs, functional toughness, reliability, brand recognition and value retention.

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