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Rolex Air-King Precision 5500 Men's Stainless Steel Watch

$5,265.56

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Xupes Reference: W007575 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Air-King Model Variant: Precision Model Number: 5500 Age: 1973 Gender: Men Complete With: Rolex Box & Service Pouch Dial: Silver Baton Glass: Plexiglass Case Size: 34mm Case Material: Stainless Steel Strap Material: 0 Buckle Type: Stainless Steel Tang Strap Length: 0 Strap Width: 0 Water Resistance: Not Recommended for Use in Water Warranty: 24 Months Comprehensive Notes: 0 Warranty This second hand watch has been fully inspected in-house and is covered by the 24 months Xupes warranty – please note this does not include accidental damage or negligence. Water resistance is only guaranteed in line with manufacturer's warranty. Trust In Xupes At Xupes we know that purchasing a pre-owned luxury watch online can be daunting. We aim to make your experience as seamless as possible, alleviating any concerns you may have when purchasing online with us. We ensure that every pre-owned watch that comes to us is transformed back to its best possible appearance and performance before being added to our collection. All of our previously used watches are fully inspected by our highly skilled and dedicated watchmakers in our accredited service centre which is equipped with state-of-the-art tools and machinery. Our commitment to excellent customer service and our in-house expertise ensure you an unforgettable experience when shopping with us. This continues after your purchase with a 30-day return period and a 24 month warranty on all timepieces, meaning you can shop with complete confidence. Condition: Case - Excellent - Little to no signs of wear Bezel - Excellent - Little to no signs of wear Crown - Excellent - Little to no signs of wear Dial - Excellent - Little to no signs of wear Glass - Excellent - Little to no signs of wear Bracelet - Excellent - Little to no signs of wear

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Width: 1.34 in. (34 mm)
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1973
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Bishops Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: W0075751stDibs: LU1318311299992

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    Ships From: Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 30 days of delivery.

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About Rolex (Designer)

Ask anyone, anywhere, to name a luxury watch brand, and the answer will probably be “Rolex.” This enviable worldwide recognition can be credited in part to the genius of company founder Hans Wilsdorf. When the German-born watch dealer and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, set up their London enterprise, in 1905, they called it Wilsdorf & Davis, according to the traditional formula.


But Wilsdorf was determined to come up with another name that was short, would look good on a watch dial and was easy to say and remember in several languages. In 1908, he trademarked the name Rolex, and by 1920, he had moved the company to Geneva and redubbed it as Montres Rolex S.A.


But the main reasons for the brand’s success are its commitment to precision and unflagging pursuit of innovation. In 1926, the company introduced the aptly named Oyster model. With a screw-down crown and case back, both fitted with rubber gaskets, this was the first truly waterproof watch.


Five years later, Rolex upped the ante with the Oyster Perpetual. That model’s patented Perpetual movement contained a rotor mechanism enabling it to self-wind. In another trendsetting move, in 1945, the brand debuted the Datejust, with a date window prominently displayed on the dial.


The company’s two most iconic models are sports watches. Although the Submariner, which debuted in 1953, was developed as a dive watch, its waterproof case, solid construction and good looks made it a favorite of adventurers and urbanites alike, including James Bond, who wore it in classics like Dr. No and Goldfinger. The Daytona, the racing chronograph made famous by Paul Newman, is especially sought after by collectors. Newman’s personal Daytona, which hit the auction block in 2017, sold for $17.8 million.


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