1961 Rolex Explorer ref. Both watches are from the same year, however the chocolate dial is a very special one. A flaw in the manufacturing process resulted in the occasional fading of the dial to a shade of brown, described a
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The new Rolex Explorer in steel with an entirely luminescent display for enhanced legibility. The model’s characteristic 6 and 9 numerals are now filled with a luminescent material emitting a long-lasting blue glow, like its hour markers and hands