1965 Rolex Air King Explorer Ref. 5500

Dhs. 0.01

The currently offered model is a fusion between the Air King and Explorer reference, featuring the iconic '3-6-9' Explorer dial. The main difference would be the size which is 34mm as opposed to the proper Explorer references. The Reference 5500 was fitted with a 'Precision' or 'Super Precision' dial, as the movements were not chronometer certified. The dial on this example is a highly glossy gilt dial bearing zinc sulfide tritium hence the reaction to UV light exposure is very strong.

SKU 1.1.658
Brand Rolex
Model Air King Explorer
Ref. No. 5500
Serial No. 1215XXX
Year 1965
Gender Gents
Case Size 34mm
Case Very nice and strong case that has been polished in the past. Reference and serial numbers remain crisp and fully intact
Bracelet / Strap Original folded and riveted Oyster bracelet with little stretch from age only. Clasp stamped 4/64, 12 links
Dial Very nice glossy gilt Explorer dial with Zinc Sulfide lume reacting strong to UV light exposure. 
Price Sold
Crystal Acrylic
Movement Automatic
Condition Mint
Box No
Papers No

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