Air King: two words familiar to lovers of Rolex. Two words that designate one of the iconic designs of the famous Geneva brand. An affordable luxury watch, a sporty and elegant piece at a time, to the timeless design. Small return on main versions which for fifty years, have seduced generations of fans of quality timepieces.

This is a no-brainer... The Rolex is not simple watches! For more than a century, these timepieces are simply what is best in terms of quality, solidity and prestige.Since the 1950s, the famous Geneva brand has launched different models watches ' professional '.

Even more robust, waterproof and resistant parts. Timepieces that still accompany many sportsmen and adventurers to the four corners of the globe Swiss replica watches, underground, under the sea or in the air... If divers are equipped with the Submariner, captains and frequent travelers have opted, them, for the GMT Master...

However, Rolex produced not only the professional watches The Genevan brand also offers its catalogs, many more conventional timepieces showing only the date and time. This is the case for example of the inevitable model Air King... A timeless piece appeared for the first time on the market in 1957 as the reference 5500.

Let us therefore more details on main versions of the "Air King marketed by Rolex since the mid-20th century. In the early stages of its placing on the market, the Air King model worn different names such as Metropolitan, Explorer or Everest.

On the other hand, the Genevan brand enthusiasts also very familiar Air King dials customized to the colors of brands. Moreover, it is not unusual to see the market opportunity or in auctions of the Rolex Air King dial emblazoned with the logos of Domino's Pizza, Winn, Dixie, or Coca Cola instead of registration accuracy or Rolex Precision.

Also, recall that this model has especially been made of steel. However, it is possible to find a few old versions made in 14 Karat white gold. Characterized by its smooth bezel, this Rolex was mounted on a stainless steel Flushfit ref. 6635 at the time.

In 2009, Rolex presented the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust II. Evolution of one of the greatest classics of the contemporary shows, the famous Rolex Replica Oyster Perpetual arriving then in a version of 41 mm (grey or yellow) gold and steel.

Today, the Geneva Manufactory introduces a variation of this model: the Oyster Perpetual Datejust II all-steel, with smooth bezel and bracelet Oyster (ref 116300). A timepiece which, under its air of simplicity, actually conceals a ruthlessly efficient design.

The Datejust II continues well obviously the emblematic the Datejust model tradition of Rolex created in 1945 and first wristwatch Chronograph, automatic and watertight to display the date in a window on the dial. "Reinterpretation of this symbol of the modern watch, the Datejust II is required by the imposing presence of its case and its technical qualities" stresses the mark in its release.

The Oyster case of 41 mm Datejust II, waterproof up to 100 meters guaranteed, is an example of robustness. His physique to the characteristic forms is carved from a solid block of 904L particularly corrosion resistant steel. The fluted bottom is tightly screwed using a special tool to the Rolex watchmakers.

Indeed, the Datejust II is equipped with calibre 3136, a self-winding mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Like all Perpetual movements, the 3136 is certified Swiss chronometer, a title reserved for watches of high precision having successfully passed the official of Chronometres (COSC) Switzerland control tests.

The oscillator, heart of the Watch includes a spiral blue Hairspring patented and manufactured by Rolex in an exclusive alloy. Perfectly insensitive to magnetic fields, this spiral presents a high stability against temperature variations and remains up to ten times more accurate than a traditional spiral in the event of shocks. It is mounted on shock Paraflex dampers high performance patented by Rolex that offer resistance to shocks increased 50%.

This model comes with an Oyster bracelet in 904L steel with clasp bracelet clasp. Developed and patented by Rolex, this massive link bracelet offers outstanding comfort and ease of use. It has also fast extension mesh Easylink, an ingenious system that allows to easily adjust the length of the bracelet by approximately 5 mm for extra comfort in all circumstances (very convenient summer when your wrist swells with heat).

Comment

Comment:

Tweet