In keeping with their history of exploration, Rolex is encouraging us all to push our boundaries with their new generation Explorer and Explorer II timepieces. The brand has quite literally been on some of the most extreme adventures people have had, from Himalayan peaks to trekking across the polar ice caps, and it urges us all to take full advantage of the reliability and robustness of their watches.
“The Explorer, launched in 1953, was born out of this shared experience, following the successful ascent of Mount Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Later, the Explorer II, introduced in 1971, carved out a place in the world of exploration thanks to its functions and ability to withstand the most extreme conditions. It became the watch of choice for polar explorers, speleologists and volcanologists. These two watches continue to accompany exceptional people on their expeditions to the far corners of the Earth on quests to better understand the planet and find solutions for its protection.
The new-generation Explorer and Explorer II showcase Rolex’s mission to improve without ever sacrificing performance – one of the range’s essential requirements. The Oyster Perpetual Explorer is available in a yellow Rolesor version that combines Oystersteel and 18-ct gold.
In case you didn’t know, Oystersteel is a unique alloy with incomparable strength and clarity that’s a key element of the Explorer models’ case and bracelet. Corrosion-resistant and designed for the most challenging conditions, it’s part of what makes the Oyster Perpetual Explorer II an essential instrument for every explorer.
So, get out there and start scaling those icy peaks!
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