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Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air-King reference 5500 features the classic and beautiful silver dial, come with the original stainless steel oyster bracelet. Watch is exceptional, it is all original from 1979, the bracelet is an Oyster 78350 19 with 557 end links the bracelet in great shape given its age, The watch serial number 60987XX dating this piece to 1979
Bracelet fits a (19.75cm / 7.75 inch) wrist, currently positioned on the middle position on the micro clasp adjustments so has slight room for adjustment to accommodate a slightly wider wrist.
It is keeping good time but has not been timed or tested on a timegrapher, as vintage piece it might eventually need a service. Minor crack at 5 o’clock on the original Rolex acrylic does not distract or bother me. The watch is in good condition and virtually no stretch to the bracelet overall it looks great.
Excellent addition to your collection, Automatic Rolex Air-King with all original parts, and fairly priced. Enjoy this piece for many years and perhaps even make a profit when you decide to sell!
Will be posted as pictured without any box or papers. Please study all my photographs which are meant to give an accurate cosmetic description of my watch.
Very nice to wear.
Case - Stainless Steel
Case Diameter - 34mm (Excluding Crown)
Case Back - Stainless Steel
Crystal - Original Rolex Acrylic (a minor crack at 5 o’clock)
Bracelet - 19mm Rolex Oyster 78350 19 with 557 end links
Movement - Rolex Automatic Caliber 1520
Serial – 60987XX
Circa - 1979
I did my best to describe this amazing watch as best as I could, Feel free to ask for any details.
I prefer Face to face cash sale in central London
But will also accept PayPal for local sale in the UK