Baselworld 2016 Rolex Introduces Oyster Perpetual Explorer Stainless Steel Watch

Rolex has launched a new Oyster Perpetual Explorer watch with a full luminous display to ensure clarity at a glance. This model’s unique numbers 3, 6, and 9 are coated with luminous material, which emits a persistent blue light like the hour markers and hands. No matter what the environmental conditions, this unique Chromalight display ensures clear reading. The pointer is wider and longer to make the display clearer. The new Explorer model is certified by Rolex in 2015 as a top astronomical observatory, guaranteeing that the watch will perform at its highest performance when worn on the wrist.

A wristwatch designed to conquer the pinnacle
   The Explorer watch symbolizes the inextricable connection between Rolex and the adventure world. Driven by this pioneering spirit in the 1930s, Rolex provided timepieces for many expeditions in the Himalayas and observed from the side during the expedition, which had a direct impact on the development of watches in the future. , Strive to make the watch more accurate, sturdy and reliable. On May 29, 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first climbed Everest at 8,848 meters. The glorious achievements of human adventures have also strengthened the close connection between Oyster watches and adventure activities. To celebrate this initiative, the Oyster Perpetual Explorer Model was officially launched in 1953 and quickly became a classic watch.

Oyster Case Waterproof Symbol
   The Explorer-type Oyster case is guaranteed to be water-resistant to 100 meters (330 feet), making it a rugged model. The uniquely shaped middle case is specially cast from a solid piece of 904L steel, making it difficult to corrode. Rolex watchmakers use the brand’s exclusive tools to tighten the triangular pitted bottom cover to seal the case, so only Rolex watchmakers can open the movement. The winding crown features Rolex’s patented double-lock double waterproof system and is firmly screwed to the case. The mirror is made of sapphire and is not easy to scratch. Explorer’s Waterproof Oyster Case Gives High-Precision Movement the Best Protection

Type 3132 permanent magnet
   The Explorer model is equipped with a 3132 self-winding movement, all developed and manufactured by Rolex. The construction, precision and innovation of this movement make the watch precise and reliable. The balance spring assembly is the heart of the watch and is equipped with Rolex’s patented blue Parachrom hairspring. This hairspring is made of a unique alloy cast by Rolex. It is not affected by magnetic fields. It is still very stable even when the temperature changes, and its shock resistance is ten times higher than that of traditional hairsprings. The hairspring is also equipped with a Rolex lap to ensure regularity in any position. The balance with hairspring is firmly supported by a height-adjustable balance splint and is installed between Paraflex cushioning devices developed by Rolex. And patented, it can increase the shock resistance of the watch by 50%. The 3132 calibre is equipped with an automatic winding assembly, and the mainspring is wound by a Rolex Perpetual Rotor. Its power reserve is 48 hours.

Solid link buckle strap
   The Explorer model is equipped with a solid 904L steel link oyster strap with an oyster safety clasp to prevent the clasp from accidentally opening. The buckle is also equipped with an easy-to-adjust chain link. This extension device is cleverly designed to allow the wearer to easily extend the strap by about 5 mm, making it comfortable to wear in any situation.
Top Observatory Certification

   The Explorer watch has been tested to a new standard set by Rolex in 2015 and certified as a top-level observatory precision timepiece. This unique title proves that the watch has successfully passed a series of tests by Rolex Labs, and its standard exceeds the standard and standard of watchmaking industry. The watch is tested only after it has been assembled to ensure that it is worn on the wrist and that it can perform at the highest level in terms of precision, power reserve, water resistance and automatic winding. The Rolex top chronometer precision timepiece, which is tested after the movement is installed in the case, has an average error of less than two seconds per day, which is twice as accurate as the average chronometer certified precision timepiece. The green seal is a symbol of top chronometer precision timepieces. Every Rolex watch is accompanied by this seal and comes with a global five-year warranty. The top-level observatory precision timepiece movement is tested after it is installed in the case. The average error of the Rolex top-level observatory precision timepiece is within two seconds of plus or minus one day.
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