In 1953, Sir Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgay summited Mount Everest wearing modified Oyster Perpetuals. Neither were actually wearing an Explorer but Rolex were quick to take advantage of this amazing feat of human endurance and launched the 6289. The reference 6530 was the first model to have Explorer on the dial. In 1959 Rolex released the 6610 which had all the classic hallmarks of the Explorer: stainless steel oyster case measuring 36mm, black dial, 3-6-9 numerals, inverted triangle at the 12 and Mercedes-style hands. The model evolved into the 1016 in 1963 which initially had the calibre 1570 movement - later version had the 1570. In 1989 Rolex discontinued the 1016 and launched the Rolex Explorer 14270 with a 36mm case, Oyster bracelet, 3-6-9 dial and calibre 3000 automatic movement. The acrylic crystal was also replaced with sapphire glass. There were four main version of the Rolex Explorer 14270. Early examples were fitted with 'TSWISS-T<25' dials, then there is the 'Blackout' with black pained 3-6-9 rather than white, the 'SWISS' only and Explorers after 2000 were fitted with 'SWISS MADE' dials.
The Rolex Explorer 14270, along with the Daytona, is one of the most recognisable and desirable watches in the world. Swiss Watch Trader have been buying and selling the very best pre owned mens Rolex Explorer 14270 watches since 2010. We specialise in selling pre owned, used & second hand Rolex watches including the Rolex Explorer 14270. Unless there is a valid reason, all our Rolex Explorer watches will include their original boxes, papers, manuals and hang tags. Buy your next Rolex Explorer watch online with your debit/credit card, PayPal or bank transfer or book an appointment to view and buy in person. All Rolex watches for sale with Swiss Watch Trader will include free UK delivery and a 12 month warranty.
BOOK AND APPOINTMENT TO VIEW OUR ROLEX EXPLORER 14270 WATCHES:
At Swiss Watch Trader we specialise in selling only the very best examples of modern and vintage Rolex watches including the Explorer 14270. If you’re located in Hampshire or the surrounding areas and nervous about the prospect of buying a pre owned, used or second hand Rolex Explorer without at least seeing it first then you’re in luck. Our main office is located in Fareham and available for in-person viewings for our Rolex Explorer watches for sale. Please note that viewing of our watches is strictly by appointment only, we do not offer a walk in service - please get in contact to book an appointment. If you’re from further afield or can’t get to our offices then don’t worry, we will cover all the postage costs.
We are proud to be able to offer our customers the option ofpurchasing their next Rolex Explorer 14270 with low ratefinance. Buy yournext pre owned, used or second hand Rolex Explorerwith just a 10% depositand spread the payments over 24, 36 oreven 48 months. We also offer a 0% APR option over 12months on all our Rolex Submariner watches for sale. Finance is subject to status and provided by ourexternal partner, Klarna - previously CloseBrothers. Applicantsmust be 18 or older, in regular employment and have been a UKresident for morethan 3 years, other terms and conditionsapply.