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Vintage Rolex Air-King 5500 Black Dial

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    Bob's Watches
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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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    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: 122434
Condition: (What's This?) Very Good
Model:
Air-King 5500
Serial/Year: 4,0XX,XXX - 1975 - 1976
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 1520 movement, acrylic crystal, waterproof screw-down crown
Case: Stainless steel w/ polished bezel (34mm)
Dial: Black Index w/ luminous hands and lume plots
Bracelet: Stainless steel American Oval Link w/ Fliplock clasp
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card
Comments: This vintage Air-King comes w/ Bob's 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex Air-King 5500

By Paul Altieri

The men's Rolex Air-King ref. 5500 is a popular choice among entry-level vintage collectors, both for its affordable price and its classic style. The Air-King is incredibly easy to wear, offering a 34mm Oyster case on a three-link Oyster bracelet. The case is topped with a sophisticated smooth bezel and displays the time on a contrasting black dial set with silver indices and hands. While many collectors may choose to reserve this used Rolex for special occasions, it can be worn casually as well as with business attire. As a vintage piece, some waterproofness may have been lost, so great care must be taken not to damage the case or movement within if worn on a regular basis.

At Bob's we authenticate, purchase and service all of our watches thereby ensuring the integrity of every Rolex we sell. All service is performed by an authorized Rolex service provider with only genuine Rolex parts used. Any watch listed on our website is in store and ready for free overnight shipping.  Bob's Watches: 100% genuine Rolex.

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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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Vintage Rolex Air-King 5500 Black Dial
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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.

  • May 3, 2018
    1963 Rolex Air King

    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.

  • April 14, 2018
     

    very accurate description but I assumed it would be in a Rolex box. Excellent service

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  • 5/5

    Regarding BOB’s WATCHES / *** When purchasing an item that is as expensive as a high quality pre owned ROLEX, you’d only hope for a great experience and great service....  when dealing with BOB’s WATCHES and specifically with *** in the Service/Sales Department, you will receive not only a GREAT EXPERIENCE and GREAT SERVICE, but a truly professional and yet personal connection in which you will treated with the high quality luxury sales & service you’d expect. After my 3rd ROLEX purchase from BOB’s WATCHES, I can truly say I am VERY thankful that I made all of my purchases with ***!!!!    Thank you, ***

    September 14, 2020
  • 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

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