Since 1971, the Explorer II accompanied expeditions around the world. It has a 24-hour hand, which is very valuable for cavers and polar explorers, allowing them to distinguish between day and night. The latest Explorer II has a 42 mm and is the ideal tool for helping today expeditions to postpone the boundaries even further.
The indicator on the dial Chromalight is an innovation that pushes the limits of visibility in dark environments. The blue glow lasts up to 8 hours with a uniform brightness, almost, that the double standard phosphors.
Rolex uses 904L stainless steel watch case. 904L is reserved generally important for the chemical industry, where high corrosion resistance. 904L perfectly with other precious metals used by Rolex. A super alloy 904L is extremely durable and very polite.
A clock is so precise as its oscillator is regular. The spirals are made from conventional ferromagnetic alloys, making them. Vulnerable to magnetic fields and shocks Created after five years of research, the blue spiral Rolex PARA CHROME. Made of a paramagnetic alloy is not affected by magnetic fields, and up to 10 times more resistant to affected joints. Historically, the blue color of the spiral was a sign of prestige reserved for the most accurate clocks. Today guarantee the accuracy of Rolex.
The hands of the new Explorer II are larger and easier to read. In a black dial version, their black base blends with the disc is a "ghost" in force, which seem to float on the disc to create - an allusion to the 1971-model.
The 24-hour hand, the Explorer II has returned to the arrow shape and the orange of the original 1971 model. The 12-hour hand can be set independently, which displays a second time zone with the 24-hour hand and bezel.
The four simple words chronometer officially certified Superlativo on the face of the clock movement of this clock has engraved 15 days and nights of testing by the COSC (Swiss Official Timer), bear an independent nonprofit. The standard quality for every Rolex Chronometer - To receive COSC certification, a clock extreme precision in various positions and temperatures demonstrate.
Very few people in the world are allowed in a Rolex Oyster. Only Rolex dealers have the knowledge, skills and equipment to gain access. Hermetically sealed to the case with a capacity of five Newton meters, the back of each Oyster, as this case shows ground, an environment that protects the movement from shocks, pressure, dust, water and other creates intrusive.