Rolex

Air-King-Date Reference 5700, a stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date, Circa 1969

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Description

Based on the popularity of the Air-King that came to the market in 1957, Rolex launched the Air-King Date in 1958 especially for the English market. Similar in design to the 5500, the 5700 features a date aperture and a slightly larger case with a diameter of 35mm.

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The watch is in overall fair condition with moderate wear throughout commensurate with age. Case is in overall fair condition with moderate surface wear. Bracelet has moderate signs of stretch and surface wear, and heavy pitting mark at second link of 6 o'clock bracelet side. Dial is in overall good condition. The movement is running at the time of cataloging, however, it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.

Year
1969
Reference Number
5700
Model
Air King
Complication
Date
Gender
Men's, Women's, Unisex
Dial Color(s)
Silver
Dial Numerals
Stick
Movement Type
Automatic
Case Material(s)
Stainless Steel
Case Number
27*****
Case Size (mm)
35
Case Back
Screw-down
Band Material
Stainless Steel
Dimension Notes

Fits a size of 6 inches or smaller.

Clasp Type
Deployant buckle
Clasp Material(s)
Stainless Steel
Signature
Dial, Movement
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