ROLEX AIRKING REF. 14000 BOX & PAPER
Fine stainless steel self-winding wristwatch with black dial. Box & papers
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The Air King is known to be one of the most affordable Rolex models. It is not the least interesting nor the simplest, with a rising value, a diameter now considered as mixed and all the assets of an Oyster, the small Rolex has everything of a big. Designed for airplane pilots, the Air King has seduced many collectors. It is a very popular watch among vintage watch buyers. Far from complicated pieces, it is a pillar of the manufacture.
The origins of the Air King are not lacking in nobility, rooted in the history of aviation since 1945, made to fly through the air. It is an ideal timepiece for sports leisure activities, very seductive it is seen on the wrist of prominent personalities, such as Burt Lancaster when he gives the replica to Alain Delon in the movie Scorpio.
Since the 1950’s, Rolex has always featured this piece in its permanent collections.
The model presented here is from 1999. It is a round stainless steel case of 34 mm diameter with screwed crown and case back. Black dial with applied stick indexes. Straight hands and central second hand. Self-winding mechanical movement.
This legend is a unique and sensational timeless watch.
It is sold with its original box and papers.