April 16, 2021

New Rolex Explorer II

Rolex Explorer Ii 226570 0001 Mamic 1970

Rolex is introducing the new-generation Oyster Perpetual Explorer II. This technical watch, in Oystersteel, now features a redesigned case and bracelet.

NEW ROLEX WATCHES 2021

Rolex is presenting the latest creations brought to life by its unique watchmaking expertise. These timepieces take us from the deepest caves to the highest mountain peaks, from the outer reaches of the solar system to isolated polar regions and from ultra-precise technology to exacting artisanal craftsmanship. They are watches that invite you on an adventure – be it geographical, technical or aesthetic.

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OYSTER PERPETUAL EXPLORER II

Rolex is introducing its new-generation Oyster Perpetual Explorer II. This technical watch, in Oystersteel, was created for the boldest explorers and now features a redesigned case and bracelet. This update brings enhanced visual balance and harmony to the timepiece while remaining true to its aesthetic heritage.

On the white lacquer dial, the hour markers – whose black coating is applied using PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) – and the black lacquer hour, minute and seconds hands stand out for their matt finish. The 24-hour hand retains its characteristic orange hue, which is the same colour as the Explorer II inscription that has featured on the dial since 2011.

This redesigned watch is available in two dial versions, in white color and black color, and equipped with calibre 3285, a movement at the forefront of watchmaking technology. 

The new-generation Explorer II is released featuring white lacquer dial and black dial.

CHROMALIGHT DISPLAY

The new-generation Explorer II also benefits from an optimized Chromalight display. In dark conditions, the intensity of the blue glow emitted by the hour markers and hands now lasts longer thanks to the innovative and exclusive luminescent material with which they are filled or coated. In daylight, these display elements also have a brighter white hue.

The hands and hour markers are coated or filled with a luminescent material that emits a long-lasting blue glow in dark conditions.

THE OYSTER CASE, SYMBOL OF WATERPROOFNESS

A paragon of robustness and reliability, the 42 mm Oyster case of the new-generation Explorer II is guaranteed waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet). Its middle case is crafted from a solid block of Oystersteel, a particularly corrosion-resistant alloy. The case back, edged with fine fluting, is hermetically screwed down with a special tool that allows only Rolex watchmakers to access the movement. The Twinlock winding crown, fitted with a double waterproofness system and protected by an integral crown guard, screws down securely against the case. The crystal is made of virtually scratchproof sapphire and is fitted with a Cyclops lens at 3 o’clock for easy reading of the date. The waterproof Oyster case provides optimum protection for the watch’s movement.

The Oyster case of the Explorer II is waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet).

New Rolex Explorer II Ref. 226570-0001 - Mamic 1970
Rolex Explorer II Ref. 226570 © Rolex

OYSTER BRACELET AND OYSTERLOCK SAFETY CLASP

The new-generation Explorer II is fitted with an Oyster bracelet. Developed at the end of the 1930s, this three-piece link bracelet is known for its robustness.    

The Oyster bracelet on this new watch features the Rolex-designed and -patented Oysterlock folding safety clasp, which prevents accidental opening. It is also equipped with the Easylink comfort extension link, developed by the brand, which allows the wearer to easily adjust the bracelet length by approximately 5 mm. In addition, a concealed attachment system ensures seamless visual continuity between the bracelet and case.

Robust and comfortable metal Oyster bracelet, with broad, flat three-piece links is the most universal bracelet in the Oyster collection. 

New Rolex Explorer II Ref. 226570 - Bracelet - Mamic 1970
Rolex Explorer II Ref. 226570 bracelet © Rolex

PERPETUAL CALIBRE 3285

The new-generation Explorer II is equipped with calibre 3285, a movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex that was released in 2018 and is fitted on this model from 2021. At the forefront of watchmaking technology, this self-winding mechanical movement led to the filing of several patents, and offers outstanding performance in terms of precision, power reserve, resistance to shocks and magnetic fields, convenience and reliability.

Calibre 3285 offers a power reserve of approximately 70 hours. 

Rolex Movement 3285 - Mamic 1970
Calibre 3285 © Rolex

SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER CERTIFICATION 

Like all Rolex watches, each Oyster Perpetual Explorer II is covered by the Superlative Chronometer certification redefined by Rolex in 2015. This exclusive designation testifies that every watch leaving the brand’s workshops has successfully undergone a series of tests conducted by Rolex in its own laboratories according to its own criteria. These certification tests apply to the fully assembled watch, after casing the movement, guaranteeing superlative performance on the wrist in terms of precision, power reserve, waterproofness and self-winding. The precision of a Rolex Superlative Chronometer is of the order of −2/+2 seconds per day, or more than twice that required of an official chronometer.

The Superlative Chronometer status is symbolized by the green seal that comes with every Rolex watch and is coupled with an international five-year guarantee.

Superlative Chronometer © Rolex

For all inquiries about Rolex novelties 2021, we invite you to contact us by phone at  +385 1 487 0700  or by email at  info@mamic.com.hr 

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