Saturday, December 15, 2007

Rolex Ref 5500 Oyster "Air-King" - Super Precision

Err...this Rolex is Orchi's most recent acquisition. The Very RARE watch has been authenticated...

Rolex Ref 5500 was produced from 1957 to 1990 n marketed as "Air King", "Explorer Precision" n "Metropolitan"

Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Air-King" - Super Precision
Ref 5500, Movement Cal. 1530 Automatic
Circa 1958~ with "II.1958" stamped inside of case cover,
meaning 2nd Quarter production.
S. Steel Case, Smooth Bezel n Crown
All Original dials(aged in near perfection)
Original 'Alpha' hands/Original Acrylic Crystal
Matte Silver with applied steel faceted indexes
Minor visible scratches, minor case/cover thread corrosion
c/w original RolexSA buckle
Fitted on aftermarket lizard leather strap
Keeps time accurately, Case width 34mm
In Fine conditions. Very RARE

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