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ExplorerNew Model 2021Oyster, 36 mm, Oystersteel

The Oyster Perpetual Explorer in Oystersteel features a distinctive black dial with characteristic 3, 6, and 9 numerals with a Chromalight display.

Its highly legible hour markers, extremely resistant Oystersteel and waterproofness have made it a tool watch for exploration.

Black dial

Optimal legibility in any situation

The dial is the distinctive face of a Rolex watch, the feature most responsible for its identity and readability. The latest Explorer model’s characteristic 3, 6 and 9 numerals are now filled with a luminescent material emitting a long-lasting blue glow, like the hour markers and hands.

Model features

  • Smooth Bezel An established icon Read more
  • Oystersteel Highly resistant to corrosion Read more
  • The Oyster bracelet Alchemy of form and function Read more
  • 3230 movement Superlative performance Read more

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Technical Details

    • Reference 124270
    • Model Case

      Model Case
      Oyster, 36 mm, Oystersteel
      Oyster Architecture
      Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown
      Diameter
      36 mm
      Material
      Oystersteel
      Bezel
      Smooth
      Winding Crown
      Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness system
      Crystal
      Scratch-resistant sapphire
      Water Resistance
      Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet
    • Movement

      Movement
      Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
      Calibre
      3230, Manufacture Rolex
      Precision
      -2/+2 sec/day, after casing
      Functions
      Centre hour, minute and seconds hands. Stop-seconds for precise time setting
      Oscillator
      Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring. High-performance Paraflex shock absorbers
      Winding
      Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
      Power reserve
      Approximately 70 hours
    • Bracelet

      Bracelet
      Oyster, flat three-piece links
      Bracelet Material
      Oystersteel
      Clasp
      Folding Oysterlock safety clasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link
    • Dial

      Dial
      Black
      Details
      Highly legible Chromalight display with long-lasting blue luminescence
    • Certification

      Certification
      Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

How to Set your
Explorer

Synonymous with excellence and reliability, Rolex watches are designed for everyday wear, and depending on the model, perfectly suited for a wide range of sports and other activities. Built to last, these timepieces are characterized by their distinctive and timeless aesthetics. The Oyster Perpetual Explorer is the essential watch for exploration. Learn more about its features and how to set the time by watching the video.

Contact an Official Rolex Retailer

The Rolex Collection features both Classic and Professional watches available in a variety of materials, dials, bracelets and sizes to suit all wrists and styles.

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