Strap Guide – The Rolex 1016 Explorer

by bulang - Apr 10 2018

Welcome to the Bulang and Sons Strap Guide. Our aim is to showcase some of our most popular straps on a range of iconic watches so you can see how the different combinations work.

The Rolex 1016 Explorer

The Rolex Explorer is one of the longest running watches in the Rolex sports watch line. First introduced in 1953, following the successful ascent of Mount Evert by Sir Edmund Hillary, it has been a popular choice for those looking for the perfect hybrid of sports and dress watch. And this watch can do either perfectly.

The reference 1016 was introduced in 1963 and was a watch that saw a lot of changes during its run .We have chosen a beautiful gilt dial 1016 with stunning patina that compliments the gilt text on the glossy black dial. However you wish to Explore different ways of dressing up this watch, we have the finest selection of 20mm straps to suit your 1016.

Buying your perfect strap couldn’t be easier – click on your favourite combination and you will be directed to the product in our shop, where you can easily check out.


20mm – Café Au Lait Leather Watch Strap

20mm – En Vogue Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Monte Carlo Grey Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Le Metropolitain Brown Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Refined Light Brown Suede Watch Strap

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Siena Brown Boxed Stitch Leather Watch Strap

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Rugged Grey Boxed Stitch Leather Watch Strap

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Seal Dark Brown Boxed Stitch Leather Watch Strap

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer

20mm – Beads Of Rice Straight End Link Steel Watch Bracelet

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Siena Brown Extra Thin Leather Watch Strap

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Camel Brown Silky Suede Watch Strap

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer

Rolex 1016 Gilt Dial Explorer

20mm – Beads Of Rice Full Polish Straight End Link Steel Watch Bracelet

20mm – Smokeyjack Grey Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Siena Brown Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Caramel Brown Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Lumberjack Brown Leather Watch Strap

20mm – Cognac Brown Leather Watch Strap Set