Rolex 16570-0002 Explorer II Black Tritium

Explorer II Black Tritium

Brand:     Rolex
Family:     Explorer II
Reference:     16570-0002
Name:     Explorer II Black Tritium
Produced:     1989/4 - 2011
Limited:     No


Material:     Stainless steel
Bezel:     Fixed, 24 Hour
Glass:     Sapphire
Back:     Closed
Shape:     Round
Diameter:     40.00 mm
Height:     11.00 mm
Lug Width:     20.00 mm
W/R:     100.00 m


Color:     Black
Hands:     Mercedes


Used in models GMT-Master II and Explorer II, the Rolex caliber 3185 is based on the 3135, but fitted with an adjustable 24h hand. It was replaced by the 3186 around 2005.

Type:    Automatic
Brand:    Rolex
Caliber:    3185
Display:    Analog
Diameter:    28.50 mm
Jewels:    31
Reserve:    50 h
Frequency:    28800 bph
Time:    Additional 24 Hour Hand (adjustable), Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Date:    Date


Widely regarded as one of the most subdued sports Rolexes, the 16570 is a model that mostly speaks to collectors. It's stainless steel, fixed bezel gives this watch a look totally different from its more popular sibling, the GMT-Master II.

The present watch has a black dial with tritium markers.