Rolex Explorer I

The Rolex Explorer I was first released in 1953 as a watch to accompany climbers on tough expeditions. It earned worldwide fame when it was worn on the first successful climb to the top of Mount Everest and today the Rolex Explorer I is still a very popular model with collectors. The Rolex Explorer can be looked upon as Rolex successful push into watches for professionals. Its design had a number of advanced features to ensure durability even in the harshest of environments.