ROLEX AIRKING DATE REF. 5700N
Air-king: two words well known to Rolex enthusiasts, two words that designate one of the emblematic models of the famous Geneva-based brand. An affordable luxury watch, a sporty and elegant timepiece with a timeless design. Over the past fifty years, it has seduced generations of lovers of high-quality timepieces. Rolex watches are not just watches, for more than a century these timepieces have simply represented the very best in terms of quality, solidity and prestige.
Appeared in 1957 the 5500 is automatic and central second hand watch, unlike the first manual-winding mechanical models and second hand at 6. A watch designed to celebrate the courage of the RAF pilots.
The proposed model is a Rolex Air king, reference 5700 N. Its particularity is to have the date function, a function very rarely used for this model. This one from 1987 is in perfect condition. It is a round stainless steel case of 34 mm diameter. Silver dial with applied stick indexes. Self-winding mechanical movement.
This famous watch fascinates us by its sobriety which illuminates the history of watchmaking. An iconic model, an efficient watch which is one of the spearheads of the brand.