1971 Rolex Air-King (Ref. 5500)

Simplicity meets the ultimate sophistication with this 1971 Rolex Air-King (ref. 5500) This is a classic and truly timeless piece that will is suitable for any occasion, and pairs perfectly with a leather strap for a more sporty look.

Stock # RLXAK550071
Brand Rolex
Style Air-King
Model 5500
Serial 27XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver
Millimeters 34
Bracelet Rolex "Made in U.S.A" Oval-Link Jubilee Bracelet


The excellent case has been previously polished and retains symmetrical and full lugs that show only minimal signs of previous use. the smooth stainless steel bezel is in great overall condition with almost no signs of use present. The watch comes supplied on a Rolex "Made in U.S.A" oval-link Jubilee bracelet that retains 23 links with very mild stretch from use.


The lovely silver sunburst dial is very well-preserved showing no notable signs of age and no damage. The tritium lume plots have aged to a dark patina and show minimal degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands have aged to a creamy coloration, under U.V. light inspection the hour and minute hands show small dots of lume loss and remain stable. 


None. The watch was is keeping time perfectly, previous service history is unknown.