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A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC SWEEP SECONDS DUAL TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, 24-HOUR INDICATION AND BRACELET CIRCA 1989 REF 16550 EXPLORER II
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 USD
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130
Rolex
A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC SWEEP SECONDS DUAL TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, 24-HOUR INDICATION AND BRACELET CIRCA 1989 REF 16550 EXPLORER II
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC SWEEP SECONDS DUAL TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, 24-HOUR INDICATION AND BRACELET CIRCA 1989 REF 16550 EXPLORER II
• cal. 3085 automatic movement, 27 jewels • white dial, luminescent triangular, dot and baton indexes, magnified date aperture, red secondary hour hand, red printing in Arabic to the bottom with the name Hafez al-Assad, President of Syria • bezel calibrated for 24 hours, screw back and screw-down crown • case, dial and movement signed • stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp
diameter 39 mm
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Catalogue Note

This model, Ref. 16550, was first launched by Rolex in 1985.

The present example was made as part of a special edition of watches commissioned by President Hafez al-Assad in the late 1980s.

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