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Rolex Explorer II Polar 3186 (Pre-Owned)

SKU: W03031
Sale priceR 169,999.00

Buy the Rolex Explorer II Polar 3186 (Pre-Owned) from Royal Watch. Your trusted source for Watches & Luxury Goods in South Africa.

Age 2009
Box Yes
Papers Yes
Royal Watch Warranty 6 Months
Availability Immediately
Delivery Free within South Africa
Returns Policy 48hrs*
Product Code W03031
Model Number 
Gender Mens
Movement Automatic
Case Size 40mm
Case Material Steel
Bracelet Material Steel
Dial Type White
Water Resistance 100m

The Explorer II 16570 and was launched in 1989. Evolutions were soft, with most of the features found on the previous 16550 retained.

It first appeared with a new movement, the Calibre 3185, and then with its evolution, the calibre 3186.

The white “polar” dial was equipped with black-outlined hands and markers (no longer silver coloured).

Apart from the evolution of the movement, the addition of the Rolex-engraved réhaut and a change from tritium to LumiNova and then SLN, the 16570 remained the same for 22 years – available with a black or white dial.

This Rolex Explorer II is one of the last issues and features the 3186 Movement found in the later models. It is supplied with its inner and outer box, and warranty card dated 2009.

The watch is in an overall good condition and does not require any intervention. Minor signs of wear are visible and compliment the character of the watch.

Bracelet length = 21cm. No additional links are included but can be sourced if required.



- All watches sold by us are guaranteed to be 100% Authentic and original and have been checked against our records to ensure authenticity.

- All watches have undergone a thorough inspection by our watchmaker to ensure they are functioning within the manufacturer specification, prior to being sold.

- We do prefer to not polish watches, watches can be polished on request. 

- The age of the watch is determined by the date on the paperwork. If no paperwork is available, an approximate age is determined.  We do not accept any liability on the accuracy of the age of the watch we provide. 

- Bracelet and/or Strap sizes may vary. A pre-owned watch may not always be supplied with a full length bracelet and/or strap depending on how it was received when purchased by us. Please check with us before purchasing .

- All prices include VAT. VAT can be deducted when exporting outside of South Africa by us.

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