ROLEX Air King Super Precision Swiss only Gilt dial ref 5500 (1961)

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Manufacturer - Rolex

Year - 1961

Reference / Calibre -  5500

Movement No - 1530

Case No. - 643299

Material - Stainless Steel - 34 mm not including crown

Case, movement, crown and dial signed

The original black gilt dial is extremely good for its age, with two tone script in both silver and gilt. Legibility is exceptional with no loss to the lettering.

Slight pitting to silver baton markers and rolex insignia

The radium surrounding the markers remain intact and have mellowed to a warm ochre

The case has surface wear typical with a watch of this age

Rivet bracelet stamped 1 66

Endlinks stamped 57

Currently running and keeping exceptional time

NB - the black leather strap shown on the final image is not included, and is for illustrative purposes to show the crown only