Rolex Explorer II 226570 42mm Black Dial (2021), Automatic Mechanical Movement, Stainless Steel Oyster Case, Water Resistance 100 meters. Rolex Explorer II watches are a long-term investment due to their classic aesthetics and high-quality manufacturing. Rolex Explorer II 226570 hit the market in 2021.
The utmost care is taken during the assembly of every Rolex Explorer II watch to ensure outstanding quality. Rolex Explorer II 226570 watch case is Stainless Steel: Rolex employs Oystersteel in its stainless steel Explorer II watch casings. Oystersteel is a material created by the brand and belongs to the 904L steel family. Oystersteel, when polished, has a stunning appearance that lasts even in the harshest of environments. With its own foundry, Rolex is able to create alloys of the highest quality unrivalled in the industry.
Due to the fact that they have patented Rolex Oyster water-resistant watch cases, Rolex Explorer II 226570 are guaranteed waterproof up to 100m/330ft. Rolex manufactures all of their Oyster cases in-house and thoroughly tests them for waterproof ratings. A watertight Twinlock winding crown is included in the Rolex Explorer II 226570. By covering the tube and winding crown with two sealed zones, Twinlock Technology offers a completely waterproof screw-down winding crown.
Each Rolex dial is handcrafted from the purest metals and conscientiously tested in-house using cutting-edge technology. Rolex dial finishes are significant in watchmaking because they allow for pure metallic dial Black reflexions. With its Chromalight dial, the Rolex Explorer II 226570 offers superior legibility in all conditions, including at night. Rolex Explorer IIs are made with Sapphire crystal that are scratch-resistant. Rolex's dedication to excellence originates at the factory. Rolex is naturally constrained by the high standards they establish, and demand for Rolex Explorer II watches can sometimes outstrip production capacity.
|Pre-Owned New Unworn
|From $13,400 ($15,500 on average)
|Pre-Owned Very Good Condition
|From $13,500 ($15,000 on average)
|Rolex Explorer II 226570-0002
|42 mm Round
|Black , Stick / Dot Indexes
|Rolex caliber 3285
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Rolex watches require a customs declaration and are subject to import taxes. By using your duty-free exemption, you can bring goods back into the United States without paying the relevant duty. It does not apply to a Rolex Explorer II because the exemption is limited to $800 per person.
It does not mean that your watch will be seized if you go over your US customs limits, but you will have to pay duty on anything above the limits. Internationally purchased timepieces must be declared. No matter if they came from a Rolex store, a duty-free shops at the airport, or a gift.
Would it still be worthwhile in Switzerland Duty-Free to get a small discount? You will also be charged state or local taxes when you import models into the U.S. If you avoid US Customs duty, you could be criminally prosecuted. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers can confiscate your Rolex Explorer II if you are caught smuggling it.
To be certified as a COSC chronometer, the watch must be spring-driven. Other advancements are frequently introduced to chronometers in order to improve their accuracy and efficiency. Rare metals such as gold, platinum, and palladium have physicochemical qualities that are employed to increase the accuracy of chronometers like Rolex. The pivots and escapement are reduced in friction and wear by using jewel bearings. Ruby and sapphire are commonly used as these jewel bearings. Temperature changes affect the balancing spring's elasticity, which is corrected by an internal mechanism.
When did Rolex put the Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified on its watches? Since 1951, Rolex has identified its watches as Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, indicating that the watches meet and exceed current COSC standards. Through the additional examination and fine-tuning process, Rolex has taken the COSC chronometer certification to the next level.
There is no denying the fact that a Rolex Explorer II mechanical watch is one of the most accurate watches on the market. But outside factors can affect the way it keeps time. Rolex is renowned for its precision in part due to its iconic Perpetual movement. Rolex Explorer II is guaranteed to have a maximum deviation of less than -2 to +2 seconds per day. In spite of this, there are a few things that might decide how accurate a Rolex Perpetual movement is: the altitude, temperature, how much you wear the watch, and where you keep it.
Despite the fact that no mechanical movement can keep perfect time compared with a battery-powered quartz movement, Rolex's Parachrom Hairspring is one of the most accurate and stable ever created. The Oysterquartz watch that was discontinued in 2001 is the only Rolex model that has batteries. To keep precise timing, they are powered by a perpetual rotor inside. The Rolex Explorer II is a mechanical watch that winds on its own. While worn, the Rolex Explorer II 's perpetual movement is kept running by wrist motions. The wearer's wrist movement is needed to keep the perpetual rotor running and functioning. The accuracy of a Rolex watch is maintained by winding it up initially and wearing it regularly. Rolex watches slow down and eventually stop if they're not worn. The Rolex Explorer II watch, however, has its own power reserve. After taking it off and setting it aside, the watch will keep accurate time for at least 40 hours, depending on its model.
It can be worn in a swimming pool or even in the sea because of its water resistance. The Rolex Explorer II has a threaded Oyster casing. Like a submarine hatch, the crown and casing are screwed down and sealed with gaskets. As a result, this Rolex innovation makes the watch more water-resistant and works better than water-resistant wrist watches only sealed with screws.
Swimming with a Rolex Explorer II wrist watch requires additional caution. It's crucial to understand that when you unscrew and pull out the Rolex Explorer II 's winding crown, an aperture is formed. Dust and moisture can get into the Rolex Explorer II 's interior under certain circumstances. In humid or dusty environments, such as the beach, hot tub, or indoor pool, the crown of a Rolex Explorer II should not be opened.
You should not manipulate the bezel or the crown when you are underwater. When the crown of the Rolex Explorer II is rotated, its water resistance is diminished and it is more vulnerable to water damage.
Rolex Explorer II can be worn while swimming, but you should avoid high impact in the water. The impact of board or cliff diving can create high water pressure that exceeds the watch's 10 ATM/100m/300ft water resistance. If you're unfortunate, the impact during your descent could possibly dislodge a gasket.
After swimming, a Rolex Explorer II should be cleaned with fresh water to eliminate salt or dust deposits. Last but not least, dry with a soft towel. Whenever you use a Rolex Explorer II to go swimming, you should pay attention to the wristwatch's functions, such as the accuracy of the time, power reserve, and condensation under the crystal. You should always consult a Rolex watchmaker if your Rolex Explorer II shows any signs of malfunction.
Here is why Rolex will service a genuine Rolex Explorer II without papers. On the Oyster Case side of a Rolex Explorer II wrist watch, there is often a serial number. The number engraved on the case gives the reference to the model and movement. It also gives the timepiece's unique serial number. A serial number can be used to monitor the product's history and identify the product's initial configuration.
If the serial number of a Rolex Explorer II can be validated by the Rolex Service Centre, the wristwatch can be serviced by Rolex. They will be able to see when it was registered and trace its service history. When a Rolex Service Center accesses the database they can find out if the Rolex Explorer II has been reported lost or stolen. If the watch has been reported stolen, they may retain it.
The timekeeper will be checked to ensure that it is a genuine Rolex Explorer II. If the watch has been modified or any work has carried out by third parties Rolex can refuse to service it. If you do not have the original documents for your Rolex Explorer II, it is critical to know if it has been changed or repaired by an independent watchmaker. It is also a good thing to know where it was purchased or who was the previous owners. Any records pertaining to its acquisition might be useful.
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