Rolex - Air-King Precision - ref. 5500 - Men - 1970-1979

Rolex - Air-King Precision - ref. 5500 - Men - 1970-1979
Automatic - Steel

Men's Rolex Air-King Oyster Perpetual Precision Sun-Brushed Cream DIal ref. 5500 made in 1974. The watch is in a fully working order and is in good condition, with surface scratches that are to be expected on any watch of this age.

Originally, the history of the Air king steams from the popularity of British RAF pilots in the 1930´s. Since then, the style and prestige has stayed with the Rolex watches name. The Air King is simple, beautiful and worth every penny.

At the heart of this watch is a legendary automatic high grade movement calibre 1520, on 26 jewels.

This model features a original sun-brushed cream color dial, signed "Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual", "Air King", "Precision" , "T Swiss T ".. Beautiful silver hours, minutes, and a central second hands.

The winding crown is completely original and correctly signed with the famous “Rolex” logo.

The 34mm (1,33 inch) stainless steel case excluding the crown and 40mm (1,57 inch) from lug to lug is in good condition.

Its Oyster case, with its screw down Twin-lock winding crown.

The watch is presented on neutral brown lether strap around 20cm (7,87 inch) including watch case, with neutral steel buckle .

Please see photos.

Brand: Rolex

Model: Air-King Oyster Perpetual Precision

Model Case: Stainless Steel, 34mm (1,33 inch) excluding the crown

Reference: 5500

Case number : 35XXXXX

Movement: Automatic movement calibre 1530, on 26 jewels

Gender: Men's

Glass : Original Rolex

Features: Centre hour, minute and seconds hands

Crown: Original Rolex

Dial: Original Sun-Brushed cream dial

Bracelet: Neutral brown lether strap around 20cm (7,87 inch) including watch case, with neutral steel buckle .

Other specifications : no box, without papers

It is a perfect addition to your watch collection.

You can also use these wonderful watches as a gift to your friends.

The watch will be carefully packed and shipped highly insured.

Item will be shipped from our European logistics center in Vilnius, Lithuania as an priority registered parcel by DHL Express (2 - 3 working days).

Watches are sold as-is, and there is no guarantee of to be waterproof or movement accuracy, due to the nature of vintage watches.

Please view all the pictures carefully as they form an integral part of the description.

Any defects not mentioned but visible in the pictures will be considered as described.

Any questions, please ask. Good luck and thank you for looking.

Lot details
Air-King Precision
Reference Number
ref. 5500
Case material
Analogue wristwatch
Shipped Insured
In working condition with visible traces of use
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