1978 Rolex Air-King (Ref.5500)

Simplicity meets the ultimate sophistication with this 1978 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 # RLXAK550078
Brand Rolex
Style Air-King
Model 5500
Serial 54XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver
Millimeters 34
Bracelet Rolex 78350 Oyster Bracelet W/ 557 End Pieces



The strong case has been very lightly polished in the past and retains symmetrical and full lugs that show light signs of honest use. The smooth stainless steel bezel shows light signs of use and is in overall excellent condition. The original Rolex 78350 bracelet with 557 end pieces is in excellent condition and retains 12 links that show almost no stretch from use.


The silver sunburst Air-King dial is in flawless condition, showing no blemishes or age. The tritium lume plots have aged to a vivid yellow coloration and exhibit no degradation, remaining full and round when inspected under U.V. light The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly and show no degradation under U.V. light inspection.


None. The watch was recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, back by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.