About this watch

This vintage Rolex Air king from 1972 is possibly what Rolex do best a stainless-steel tool watch that is equally at home in the office. Completely versatile and the 34 mm case is perfect as a unisex watch and this example is in amazing condition and represents super value for someone looking for a nice everyday Rolex.

The Rolex Air King 5500 history covers 37 years and for the majority of these years, the Rolex Air King 5500 was left untouched and was considered to be a classic and very coveted model. It is currently one of the longest continuously manufactured models within Rolex.

Popular for its tough and simple design people often forget that it was originally designed for the demanding conditions faced by the RAF pilots during the 2nd world war

This example follows that tradition extremely well with classic design and an easy-to-read blue grey dial simply finished with baton hour markers and hands

The 34mm stainless steel case is in excellent condition and teh watch is fitted to its full-size stainless-steel Rolex oyster bracelet

The cal 1520 automatic movement is fully guaranteed for 12 months.

This excellent Air king comes with Rolex service papers dated 2001and complete with Rolex box.

This piece is in stock and ready for worldwide shipping.

Our stock number 2142

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