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1979 Rolex Air-King Model 5500 Stainless Steel Wristwatch

Item Details

A 1979 Rolex Air-King stainless steel wristwatch. This is a watch that was designed to pay homage to aviation with a clean sleek style that features a silvered dial with silver-tone indexes and baton-style hands. This vintage watch also features a smooth stainless steel case with an automatic, 17 jeweled movement and is displayed on a non-Rolex padded and stitched leather bracelet with a stainless steel buckle clasp.

Condition Details
- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- Pre-Precision dial.
- crystal lightly scratched @ 3 mark.
- non-Rolex padded and stitched leather bracelet.
- signs of wear on rotor edge and bridge underneath.

Brand: Rolex
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Air-King
Model Number: 5500
Serial Number: 6,2XXXXX
Bezel Material: Stainless Steel
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: 1520 Automatic, 17 Jewels
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex S.A. Geneva Switzerland, Patented Stainless Steel 1002
Clasp Style: Buckle
Case to Case (mm): 34
Lug to Lug (mm): 39.5
Total Length: 9.00"
Bracelet/Fob Material: Stainless Steel, Leather
Bracelet/Fob Style: Strap
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by a Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker.
  • EBTH assumes all watches unisex and does not specify the gender of a piece. For size reference, please see the case measurements of the piece listed under dimensions.
  • Pre-owned jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.
  • While we represent items accurately on our site to the best of our ability, the color calibration of computer monitors can vary, causing colors to appear slightly different from one monitor to another. Due to this, please note that precise color representation of metal and gemstones is not always possible.

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ITMGA02366

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