ROLEX AIRKING REF. 14000 “IBM 1998”
Fine stainless steel self-winding wristwatch with blue dial.
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In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf creates the brand Rolex. He does not imagine one second that it will become a real luxury empire with such a worldwide reputation.
Watches that are nowadays the most appreciated and sought after by collectors and lovers of fine timepieces.
The firm distinguishes itself in all fields of activity, such as scuba diving, aviation history and motor racing. Rolex is present in the pointed and professional sectors where trophies are won and records are set.
In 1945, Hans Wilsdorf presents the Air-King model in honor of the Royal Air Force pilots (RAF).
An iconic watch which has the quintessence of sobriety, a three-hand watch perfectly mastered.
A watch for any type of activity.
At first, it was a hand-wound mechanical movement with a second hand at 6, then it evolved into a self-winding mechanical one with a central second hand.
The model presented here is the Air-King reference 14000. The first one to propose a sapphire glass. This 1999 watch is in perfect condition. It is a stainless steel round case of 34 mm diameter with screwed crown and case back. Very nice blue dial with applied stick indexes and central second hand. Self-winding mechanical movement. Stainless steel Oyster bracelet. The case back is engraved « IBM 1998 ».
A timepiece that has reigned supreme since 1945 and which retains its inimitable aesthetics. It remains the brand’s most discreetly, chic and elegant watch.
A top-of-the-range watch for a tasteful man or woman.