An 18k Gold Oyster Perpetual Air-King Wristwatch Ref No. 6548 Year Iv, Serial No. 230613, Case No. 5520 Circa : 1960
Rs. 70,000 - 90,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
Automatic movement, movement serial no. 1520, 26 jewels. Champagne dial and gold bezel, screw down case-back, applied gold index batons indicating hour, gold crafted hands, center seconds. Brown leather strap with gold pin buckle. Dial signed, crown and pin buckle branded with logo.
Rolex Air Kings have a history dating back to the end of the 2nd World-War when the victorious RAF pilots were honoured by Rolex founder Hans Wildorf with a series or aviation theme watches, one of which was the Air King.
Provenance : Property from the estate of an important watch collector based in Chennai.