Exclusive Timepieces & Jewels 17 –⁠ 18 Jul 2019 | Monaco LOT 129

129. Rolex A beautiful and unusual Rolex Air-King, reference 5500, in stainless steel with “Domino’s Pizza” logo.

Estimate € 2,500 –⁠ 5,000

Sold € 4,550
Lot Description
Model: Air King
Material: stainless steel
Reference N°: 5500
Year: 1982
Case N°: 7247531
Caliber: 1520 automatic
Bracelet: stainless steel
Dimensions: 34mm
Signed: case, dial , mouvement and bracelet

The Air-King model is one of the most underestimated watches ever produced by Rolex. The elegant Oyster case of 34 mm with screw down the crown and back is in really good conditions and equipped with a stainless steel Oyster bracelet with folding clasp. The dial presents applied baton indexes with luminescent dots and hands, but the most important characteristic is the rare and attractive “Domino’s Pizza” logo at 6 o’clock that makes this watch a really collectible piece. The American company was founded in Michigan in 1960 by the Monaghan brothers and was immediately appreciated in the USA so to become, in 2018, the largest pizza seller worldwide in terms of sales.