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100% Certified Authentic

Bob's Watches
100% Certified Authentic

At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.

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Rolex Air-King 5500

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    Bob's Watches
    100% Certified Authentic

    At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.

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    At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.
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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 133237
Condition: (What's This?) Excellent
Model Name / Number:
Air-King 5500
Serial/Year: 5,4XX,XXX 1978 - 1979
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 1520
Case: Stainless steel w/ Smooth bezel (34mm), acrylic crystal
Dial: Blue Index w/ Tritium hands and lume plots
Bracelet: Stainless steel Oyster w/ Fliplock clasp
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card
Warranty: This pre-owned Rolex comes with Bob's Watches one year warranty
Return Policy: If not 100% satisfied, return watch in 3 days for a full refund. Terms.

Pre-Owned Watch Condition Examination

This Rolex watch is in overall excellent condition with minor surface wear to the bezel/crystal. Small nicks on crystal around outer rim.

Rolex Air King 5500

By Paul Altieri

The 5500 Rolex Air-King is the quintessential entry-level vintage Rolex. It's versatile, timeless, and features a price that will appeal to most budget levels. It's also a fixture of the Rolex catalog and is instantly recognizable. What isn't there to love about the stainless steel Air-King ref. 5500?

At 34mm in diameter, you wear this watch; it doesn't wear you. It also features durable stainless steel, a waterproof screw-down crown, and a protective acrylic crystal over the dial. When coupled with a supple Oyster bracelet and stunning blue dial, the ref. 5500 is hard to resist. It also wears comfortably under a tight dress sleeve, making this Air-King a no-brainer for your next luxury watch investment.

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*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.

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Rolex Air-King 5500
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  • June 26, 2020
    Fair Deal

    Accurate description of watch. Purchase was straight forward. Watch was delivered quickly. Would/will buy from Bob’s again.

  • December 20, 2019
    Great

    It is nice, but the watch is smaller in size, than I expected. It is a great retirement gift.

  • May 6, 2019
    2nd deal

    2nd time doing business with this excellent company

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2896 verified reviews in the past 12 months
  • 5/5

    I have made several purchases and one sales through Bob’s. The order process, payment, processing, and most importantly delivery have all been absolutely flawless. Very quick and efficient. I never look anywhere else for used Rolex.

    November 30, 2019
  • 5/5

    Fantastic experience

    October 22, 2019
  • 5/5

    Watch was exactly as advertised and in excellent condition. Thank you for providing top notch services!

    September 29, 2019
  • 5/5

    Superb site and transaction, phenominal delivery time. Some slight confusion concerning the special discount at the time. I didn't receive it. No big deal I would not hesitate to purchase another rolex from Bob's ! ***

    September 28, 2019
  • 5/5

    The purchasing process was quick and easy once I finally made my selection. Bob’s customer service was excellent. All my questions and concerns were addressed to my satisfaction. But most important of all, my husband loves his new watch!

    September 27, 2019

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Bob's Watches is an independent watch dealer and is not sponsored by, associated with and/or affiliated with Rolex, or any other brand listed. Bob's Watches only sells pre-owned watches and provides its own warranties on the watches it sells. Rolex Datejust, Rolex Day Date President, Submariner, Presidential, Explorer, Sea Dweller, Super President, GMT Master, GMT, YachtMaster, Prince, Milgauss, MasterPiece, Air King, Cosmograph Daytona, and PearlMaster, etc are all registered trademarks of the Rolex Corporation. All brands including Brequet, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, Ulysse Nardin, Breitling and Omega, etc are trademarks of their respective owners.