|Model: ||Air-King 5500|
|Serial/Year:||5,9XX,XXX - 1979 - 1980|
|Condition: (What's This?)||II|
|Movement / Features:||Automatic movement, acrylic crystal, waterproof screw-down crown|
|Case:||Stainless steel w/ polished bezel (34mm)|
|Bracelet:||Stainless steel Rivet Oyster w/ Fliplock clasp|
|Box & Papers:||Bob's presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity|
|Comments:||This vintage Air-King comes w/ Bob's 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty|
The first Air-King hit the market in 1945, bringing with it a sleek time-only style and a resilient all-steel finish. The ultimate entry-level timepiece, the reference 5500 is the watch to get if you seek your first vintage used Rolex. The Air-King itself was one of many references in the Air Series of watches that was developed by Rolex to celebrate the bravery of the pilot's of the RAF. Since that time it has become the grail watch of many collectors who seek a classic dress watch with an interesting history, a modest 34mm case measurement, and an affordable price tag.
*All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed.
I couldn't be happier with my purchase. While not the least expensive option, Bob's service has been great. And, having had the watch assessed by a certified Rolex dealer in NY, I was assured not only was it in extraordinarily good condition cosmetically, the work done on the internal mechanics was excellent. I would recommend Bob's highly.
very accurate description but I assumed it would be in a Rolex box. Excellent service
Affordable. Great credit terms. Awesome watch.
A outstanding piece. Under rated by there scale. If this watch would have came with the original box it could be sold for new old Stock
Bob’s Watches is truly an amazing company. This was my first Pre-Owned watch purchase and it was an amazing experience. I had a few questions and they were answered immediately and unlike many other online dealers they actually have the watches in inventory. Placed my order at 4pm and it was at my door at 10:30am the next morning on the other side of the country. The pricing and experience are truly exceptional!!
As promised. Was able to replace lost/stolen Long beloved watch with close approximation.
Love the simplistic, lux, classic, and timeless look to the Airking.
Appears unworn - essentially brand new, but it is 58 years old....