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1969 Rolex Air-King Explorer 5500 Stainless Steel Wristwatch

Item Details

A 1969 Rolex Air-King stainless steel Explorer. This watch is from one of Rolex’s oldest collections and is still in style with its classic and sleek design that features a smooth stainless steel case surrounding a black dial with white indexes and Arabic numeral hour markers as well as Mercedes-style hands. This prestigious watch also features a stainless steel case with a twin lock screw-down crown and is displayed on a stainless steel Rivet Oyster bracelet with a fold-over clasp.

Condition Details
- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- explorer dial.
- twin lock screw-down crown.
- rivet oyster bracelet.
- the dial is refinished.
- the crystal is scratched.
- scratches on the case and case back.
- scratches and stretching on the bracelet.

Brand: Rolex
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Air-King Explorer
Model Number: 5500
Bezel Material: Stainless Steel
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Rolex Cal. 1520, Automatic, 26 Jewels
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex SA. Geneva Switzerland, Stainless Steel, 1002, II.69
Functions: Screw Lock Crown
Clasp Style: Fold Over
Case to Case (mm): 34
Lug to Lug (mm): 40
Total Length: 7.75"
Bracelet/Fob Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Fob Style: Oyster
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated by a Watch Specialist using industry standard testing to ensure metal content and accuracy. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate​.
  • 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.
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