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    Rolex Vintage Air-King, 5500/0
    RO22488S Rolex Vintage Air-King Back
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    RO22488S Rolex Vintage Air-King Dial
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    Rolex Vintage Air-King
    Vintage 1962

    Rolex Vintage Air-King, 5500/0

    Was 3,795.00
    Code: 22488S
    Manufacturer Code: 5500/0
    Specification
    Gender Mens
    SWC Ref RO-22488S
    Warranty 12 Months
    Age Circa 1962
    Model No 5500
    Box Non Original Box
    Papers Rolex Service Papers
    Diameter 34mm
    Brand Rolex
    Condition Pre Owned - Mint
    RRP Discontinued
    Highlights

    We are proud to present this stylish Rolex Air King watch for sale.

    The Rolex Air-King is an iconic member of the Rolex family of timepieces and is loved by Rolex fans for its understated elegance and simplicity. The only remaining watch in production from the original range of "Air" watches made with fighter pilots in mind. While the 5500 reference number was also used for certain 34mm Explorer and Oyster Perpetual models, it is most frequently associated with the Air-King and is often considered to be the quintessential Rolex Air-King reference.

    This is the reference 5500, which was first launched in 1958 and comes set in a classic 34mm stainless steel Oyster case with a twin-lock screw down crown. It has a smooth polished bezel and a clean black dial (Rolex replacement) with contrasting silver baton hour markers and stick hands. The dial is protected by an acrylic plexi glass and the watch is powered by the Rolex calibre 1530 automatic movement. It comes fitted on a stainless steel Jubilee link bracelet with a folding clasp.

    Originally purchased in circa 1962 and in fine condition for its age (few light marks on case/bezel). It has had a recent Rolex service (June 2018), this Air-King comes with those service papers and a box.

    Description
    • Fine condition- considering its age
    • 34mm Stainless steel Oyster case
    • Smooth polished bezel
    • Clean black dial
    • Acrylic plexi glass
    • Screw-down crown
    • Automatic movement
    • Jubilee bracelet
    • Folding clasp
    • Previous Rolex service 2018
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    Paul Deeley

    I was delighted to find a Breitling Aerospace Titanium on watches.co.uk and add it to my collection. The watch arrived super fast, well packed and exactly as pictured and described. When they say mint they really mean it. Communication with Dee were pleasant and responsive. This is my first purchase but wont be my last, great product and great service.

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