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Model / ReferenceModel / Ref Description Current Buy Price
114060 Rolex Submariner - Non Metal, 40mm 1k deduct no papers $9,000Sell
114200 Air-King - Oyster Perpetual, Steel, 34mm, Oyster Bracelet $2,850Sell
114210 Air-King - Oyster Perpetual, Steel, 34mm, Oyster Bracelet $4,200Sell
114234 Air-King - Oyster Perpetual, Steel & White Gold, 34mm, Oyster $4,200Sell
114270 Explorer - Steel, 34mm, Oyster Bracelet $3,800Sell
114300 Oyster Perpetual - Steel, 39mm, Oyster Bracelet $6,000Sell
115200 Date - Steel, 34mm, Oyster Bracelet $4,080Sell
115210 Date - Steel, Engine Turned Bezel, 34mm, Oyster Bracelet $4,750Sell
115234 Date - Steel & White Gold 34, Oyster Bracelet $4,800Sell
116000 Oyster Perpetual - Steel, Colored Dials, 36mm, Oyster Bracelet $4,270Sell
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Founded in 1999, Bob's Watches is the leading online marketplace for buying, selling and trading used Rolex watches for men and women. With over 20 years of experience, and thousands of satisfied customers, we carry the world's largest selection of used Rolex watches for sale as well as other top brands like Omega, Panerai, Patek Philippe and more. Our pre-owned Rolex exchange is known for providing excellent customer service and offering the best prices through our low-price guarantee. All watches listed on our site are in stock and immediately available for free overnight shipping. Our selection is meticulously inspected and authenticated by third-party experts, ensuring every luxury watch listed on our store is 100% certified authentic.

Located in Newport Beach, California, we are proud members of the BBB, the IWJG, Jewelers Board of Trade and the Chamber of Commerce.

Along with a wide selection of new and used models for purchase, Bob’s Watches is the most trusted destination to sell vintage and contemporary Rolex watches at full market value. Our Rolex serial numbers chart look-up tool helps owners learn when a specific piece was manufactured, and by filling out and submitting the form on our Sell Rolex page, viewers can get exact estimations on models in question. In addition, our YouTube video helps visitors learn "How to spot a fake Rolex."

Trust, honesty, and transparent pricing. Bob's Watches offers the largest and finest selection of used, pre-owned, and vintage luxury watches from brands including Rolex, OMEGA, Patek Philippe, Panerai , and more. It has become the ultimate destination for consumers looking to buy, sell, or trade certified pre-owned timepieces, attaining a BBB A+ rating, and has been quoted and featured in many of the world's leading news publications.

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Looking To Sell Your Rolex Air-King For The Best Price?

If you're wondering where to sell your Rolex Air-King for the best price, then Bob's Watches is your answer. Bob's Watches' has over 30 years of experience buying and selling secondhand luxury timepieces, specializing in Rolex. We are proud to be the most trusted name in pre-owned Rolex watches thanks to our Rolex Exchange concept where we openly publish buy and sell prices for transparency. 

For the best price for selling your Air-King, fill out the Instant Free Quote form and we'll send you a free, no-obligation price quote straight to your inbox. If you prefer to speak to one of our Rolex specialists to get a price over the phone, then call Bob's Watches at (800) 376-7430.

To determine the value of a watch, Bob's Watches uses a combination of historical sales trends and up-to-the-minute market data. So rest assured that if you sell your secondhand Rolex Air-King to Bob's Watches, you will get the highest price possible (Click here to read our terms and conditions.) Regardless if it's a modern Air-King 116900, a discontinued Air-King 34mm, or a vintage Air-King model from the 1940s or 1950s, Bob's Watches can send you a quote for any genuine Rolex watch model ever made.

While you can sell your pre-owned Rolex Air-King to us from anywhere in the country and just about anywhere in the world, some major cities we serve include: 

New York, Los Angeles, Glenview, Houston, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Dallas, Washington, San Diego, Atlanta, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Las Vegas, Boston, Denver, Austin, Phoenix, Seattle, Hialeah

Approved packages shipped to Bob's Watches are insured for loss or damage while in transit, subject to the following Seller Terms and Conditions.

Questions And Answers On How To Sell A Rolex Air-King

Can I Sell My Rolex? 

Yes, you can certainly sell your Rolex watch. For instance, Bob's Watches buys all types of Rolex models from people looking to sell their used Rolex, including Air-King models. If you're thinking about selling your Rolex Air-King, or any other Rolex watch for that matter, contact Bob's Watches and a specialist will get back to you with a price quote as soon as possible. 

You can either get a price quote for selling a Rolex Air-King in your inbox by filling out the Instant Free Quote Form or over the phone by calling Bob's Watches at (800) 376-7430. You can sell your Rolex watch at the best prices using Bob's quick, easy, safe, and seamless process. 

Is It Hard To Sell A Rolex?

Selling a Rolex is not hard if you do business with a reputable and trustworthy company, such as Bob's Watches. In just a few simple steps, you can sell your Rolex for quick cash. All you need to do is provide some details about the watch you want to sell and a Bob's Rolex expert will get back to you with a quote. 

For example, if you're looking to sell a pre-owned Air-King, first take some clear pictures of the watch. Then, write down the model (Air-King) and reference number (if you know it). To find the reference number, take a look at the watch's paperwork—it should be there. If not, don't worry, we will be able to determine the Air-King reference from the photographs. Once you have all the information on hand, fill out the Free Instant Quote Request Form and you'll get the value of your Rolex Air-King. 

If you agree to the quote, then Bob's will send you a pre-paid and insured shipping label. Package up the Air-King watch carefully and drop it off at a FedEx location. Once the watch arrives at our headquarters, it will be opened and inspected by one of our in-house specialists (while being recorded on video) to confirm all the provided details are correct. Once the inspection is complete, you will receive a final buy price to sell your Rolex Air-King to Bob's Watches. If you're happy with the price, then you simply choose how you want to get paid and you'll get your money quickly. 

Where Can I Sell My Rolex?

You can sell your Rolex to Bob's Watches, the leading name in pre-owned Rolex watches. We specialize in all Rolex watches, from vintage to discontinued to current Rolex models. So whether you have a vintage Air-King ref. 5500, discontinued Air-King ref. 14000, or modern Air-King ref. 116900 you want to sell quickly for a great price, then Bob's Watches is the place for you. 

Pricing transparency has always been fundamental to Bob's business. If you browse the Air-King section of our website, you'll see that we publish both the buy price and sell price with all listings. That way, you can get a general idea of the value of your used Air-King—or you can refer to our comprehensive pricing tables. However, the best way to find out the value of your secondhand Rolex Air-King is by requesting a quote from us directly.  

How Much Does A Used Rolex Sell For?

Model, production year, condition, and market demand are just a few of the factors that can impact how much a used Rolex sells for. Thanks to a flourishing collector market, some pre-owned Rolex watches can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars—some have even broken the million-dollar mark. 

A used Rolex Air-King watch generally sells from the low-thousands to the mid-thousands price range, depending on the s reference. You can check Bob's Watches' Air-King pricing table to see where your pre-owned Rolex falls for a general price idea. Alternatively, you can contact Bob's Watches directly using the Instant Free Quote form or calling our offices at (800) 376-7430 for a price quote for your particular Air-King watch. 

Can You Get Papers For A Rolex?

If you have misplaced the original paperwork (which includes the COSC Certificate and the authenticity card/international warranty) the Rolex Air-King you want to sell, Rolex does not offer a way to replace those papers. 

Unlike some other luxury watch brands, Rolex does not have an extract of the archives service either. The closest official paper you can get is a service report from a Rolex Service Center, which will include things like the serial number and reference number on it. 

Which Rolex Is The Cheapest? 

With a price tag of $6,450, the Air-King ref. 116900 is the cheapest Rolex sports watch in the current catalog. Comparatively, the Oyster Perpetual, which is Rolex's entry-level casual watch, ranges from $5,100 to $5,900 depending on size. The Explorer sports watch is marginally more expensive, retailing at $6,550. 

In the secondary market, pre-owned Air-King watches are some of the most affordable Rolex watches for sale. It is not uncommon to find a used Rolex Air-King ref. 5500 for less than $3,000—making it a great starter Rolex watch. 

How Much Does It Cost To Fix A Rolex?

Servicing a Rolex watch at a Rolex Service Center (RSC) typically starts at around $700 but can cost more if new parts, such as a winding crown or crystal, are needed. If broken, the cost of fixing a Rolex watch can be much higher depending on what exactly is faulty on the watch.

However, if you are looking to sell your Rolex Air-King, we would recommend not having it serviced beforehand. As contrary as it sounds, collectors and enthusiasts will pay more money for an un-serviced Rolex watch with all its original parts (regardless of how aged it is) over one that has been serviced and fitted with new replacement parts. 

Is It Cheaper To Buy A Rolex In Switzerland?

Rolex publishes an official price list that all authorized retailers have to follow to avoid price differences across various markets. So the price of a Rolex Air-King, for example, is standard across Switzerland, the U.S., and other countries. 

Even if there is a marginal price difference to due currency exchange rates or getting the Swiss Value Added Tax (VAT) refunded upon departure from Switzerland, you must declare anything you purchased abroad to US Customs upon your return to the States. After an $800 exception, the remaining value of the declared Rolex will be subject to customs duty, which is calculated at 3% for the first $1,000 and then 6.5% beyond that. In short, it's rarely cheaper to buy a Rolex in Switzerland than buying one in the U.S. 

Can I Check A Rolex Serial Number? 

Yes, you can check a Rolex Serial Number by using Bob's Watches Serial Number Lookup Tool. A serial number can help you determine the approximate production era of your watch. Rolex used to issue serial numbers in a sequential fashion, which made it easier to determine manufacturing years. For instance, if you have a pre-owned Air-King 14000 you want to sell, you can run its serial number in our Serial Number Lookup Tool to see what year it was made. 

However, around 2007, Rolex began issuing random serial numbers on its watches, making it impossible to pinpoint the production year. Therefore, if you have a current production Air-King 116900 you want to sell, then its serial number will be a random one—but we do know that it was made from 2016 until today.

How Do I Sell My Watch At A Pawn Shop?

We would recommend not to sell your Air-King watch at a pawn shop since you will get a much lower price than what your Rolex is worth. Pawn Shops are known to be the worst place to sell watches to, especially luxury timepieces like Rolex. They are neither specialized in the nuances of what makes a watch valuable nor concerned about offering fair prices to their customers. 

If you want to get the highest price for selling a Rolex Air-King, then a pawn shop is certainly not the answer. Instead, contact a pre-owned Rolex watch specialist like Bob's Watches. Benefit from our transparent pricing policy, where we publish the buy and sell price of Rolex watches right on our website for everyone to see.

Air-King Pricing Table for Each Reference Number

Model #

Name

Approximate Production Years

Description

4925

Vintage Air-King ref. 4925

1945 – 1950s

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Time-Only Dial, Radium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Oyster Air King" Text, Manual-Winding 10.5 Hunter Movement

4499

Vintage Air-King ref. 4499

1946 – 1950s

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Time-Only Dial, Radium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Oyster Air King" Text, "Precision" Text, Manual-Winding 10.5 Hunter Movement

6552

Vintage Air-King ref. 6552 "Transitional"

1953 – 1957 

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Time-Only Dial, Radium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Air-King" Script Text, Automatic Caliber 1030 Movement

5500

Air-King ref. 5500

1957 – 1989

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Time-Only Dial, Radium or Tritium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Precision" or "Super Precision" Text, Caliber 1520 or Caliber 1530 Automatic Movement

5501

Air-King ref. 5501

1958 – 1980s 

Two-Tone Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold, 34mm, Time-Only Dial, Radium or Tritium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Precision" or "Super Precision" Text, Caliber 1520 or Caliber 1530 Automatic Movement

5502

Air-King ref. 5502

1958 – 1980s 

Gold Plated, 34mm, Time-Only Dial, Radium or Tritium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Precision" or "Super Precision" Text, Caliber 1520 or Caliber 1530 Automatic Movement

5504

Air-King ref. 5504 "Super Precision"

1958 – 1960s 

Stainless Steel, 35mm, Radium, Acrylic Crystal, "Super Precision" Text, Caliber 1535 Automatic Movement

5506

Air-King ref. 5506

1958 – 1980s 

Gold Plated, 34mm, Time-Only Dial, Radium or Tritium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Precision" or "Super Precision" Text, Caliber 1520 or Caliber 1530 Automatic Movement

5700

Air-King Date ref. 5700

1958 – 1980s

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Radium or Tritium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, Date Window, "Precision" or "Super Precision" Text, Caliber 1525 or Caliber 1535 Automatic Movement

5701

Air-King Date ref. 5701

1958 – 1980s

Two-Tone Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold, 34mm, Radium or Tritium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, Date Window, "Precision" or "Super Precision" Text, Caliber 1525 or Caliber 1535 Automatic Movement

5520

Air-King ref. 5520

1974 – 1980s

14k Gold Filled, 34mm, Tritium Lume, Acrylic Crystal, "Precision" Text, Caliber 1520 Automatic Movement

14000

Air-King ref. 14000

1989 – 2000

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Smooth Bezel, Tritium or Luminova Lume, "Precision" Text, Sapphire Crystal, Caliber 3000 Automatic Movement

14010

Air-King ref. 14010

1989 – 2000

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Engine Turned Bezel, Tritium or Luminova Lume, "Precision" Text, Sapphire Crystal, Caliber 3000 Automatic Movement

14000M

Air-King ref. 14000M

2000 – 2007

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Smooth Bezel, SuperLuminova Lume, "Precision" Text, Sapphire Crystal, Caliber 3130 Automatic Movement

14010M

Air-King ref. 14010M

2000 – 2007 

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Engine-Turned Bezel, SuperLuminova Lume, "Precision" Text, Sapphire Crystal, Caliber 3130 Automatic Movement

114200

Air-King ref. 114200

2007 – 2014 

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Smooth Bezel, SuperLuminova Lume, "Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified" Text, Sapphire Crystal, COSC Caliber 3130 Automatic Movement

114210

Air-King ref. 114210

2007 – 2014 

Stainless Steel, 34mm, Engine-Turned Bezel, SuperLuminova Lume, "Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified" Text, Sapphire Crystal, COSC Caliber 3130 Automatic Movement

114234

Air-King ref. 114234

2007 – 2014 

Stainless Steel, 34mm, White Gold Fluted Bezel, SuperLuminova Lume, "Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified" Text, Sapphire Crystal, COSC Caliber 3130 Automatic Movement

116900

Air-King ref. 116900

2016 – Present

Oystersteel, 40mm, Smooth Bezel, Chromalight Lume, SuperLuminova Lume, "Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified" Text, Sapphire Crystal, COSC Caliber 3131 Automatic Movement, Water-Resistant to 100m



Air-King Pricing Table for Key Features

Model #

Name

Circa

Description

5500

Vintage Air-King ref. 5500 "Explorer Dial"

1960s

Rolex furnished some Air-King ref. 5500 with Explorer dials, resulting in a hybrid of the two watches. There are also some ultra-rare versions with an underlined "Super Precision" and double "T<25" printings

5500

Air-King ref. 5500 "Middle East Military Dials"

1960s – 1970s

Some Air-King watches were commissioned by the governments and/or military arms of Middle Eastern Countries, complete with official crests on the dials

5500/14000

Air-King "Domino's Dial"

1970s  - 2000s

In the late 1970s, Domino's instituted the Rolex Challenge, whereby all franchisees that reached the $20,000 per week sales target would be given a Domino's branded Rolex Air-King