1973 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual (Ref. 5500) W/ Guarantee Paper

Simplicity meets the ultimate sophistication with this 1973 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual (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 # RLXAK550073
Brand Rolex
Style Air-King
Model 5500
Serial 34XXXXX
Size Men's
Material SS
Dial Silver
Millimeters 34mm
Bracelet 2pc Handmade Leather Strap



The excellent case has been lightly polished in the past retaining full lugs. The smooth stainless steel bezel remains unpolished in excellent condition showing light signs of use. The case back features an engraving saying "H.F. Sweat; Vulcan Material Company, 25 Years of Service". The watch will come supplied on a 2pc handmade leather strap.


The silver sunburst dial is stunning and remains in perfect condition. The tritium lume plots have aged to a lovely creamy patina and under U.V. light inspection exhibit no degradation. The original tritium hands match the dial nicely and show no degradation or lume loss when inspected under U.V. light.


The watch comes with its original Rolex serialized Guarantee paper. Watch is functioning and keeping time perfectly, previous service history is unknown.