this is a very charming rolex airking 5500 from 1966 in allover unmolested and original condition. it´s not easy to find any vintage rolex for sale nowadays, that has not been overpolished or restaurated with service parts. this is one of those pieces that still has all the original parts, just like it has left the factory in 1966. parts like the domed plexi or the period-correct stamped expandable rivet bracelet for example. the deep black glossy dial with gilt writing is just so beautiful, appearing with all warmtoned zinksulfite lumeplots. the dauphine hands are carrying colormatching lume and are also in untouched condition. the reference 5500 with it´s missing date window is an aesthetical delicacy itself, but if it even comes with glossy dial and dauphine hands it´s simply everything but a usual rolex airking. the 1520 automatic movement was checked through and is running great. it´s 34mm steelcase has signs of wearing but was never polished before. both numbers (1,3 mio serial) are clearly readable and the caseback is 1002 and 4/66 engraved just like you wanted to see it. an extraordinary beautiful vintage rolex for collectors, as well for someone who is looking for the perfect daily watch.
Rolex 5500 airking gilt/glossy dial
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