19 Rolex Rare and Special, Air-King, Automatic Wristwatch in Steel and Yellow Gold, With Silver Dial, Reference 1002

Estimate: €1,500 –⁠ 3,000

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Model: Air-King
Reference: 1002
Case Material: Steel and Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Steel and Yellow Gold
Year: 1964
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1570
Case N°: 1045121
Dimensions: 34 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

The Rolex Air-King model is often considered one of the most underestimated watches ever produced by Rolex. However, this particular example, the reference 1002, stands out for its unique two-tone composition of steel and gold. The elegant 34 mm Oyster case, featuring a screw-down crown and back, is in excellent condition, providing both durability and sophistication. Complementing the case is a stylish steel and yellow gold Jubilee bracelet with a folding clasp, enhancing its luxurious appeal. The dial is adorned with applied indexes, luminescent dots, and hands, ensuring both readability and elegance. This distinctive configuration makes the Rolex Air-King 1002 a true hidden gem in the world of fine horology.