Is the Rolex Air-King a good investment?

Is the Rolex Air-King a good investment?

The Rolex Air-King is a great investment piece. Because you can get this watch (retail or second-hand) at such a reasonable price point, it is a great watch to invest in if you do not want to spend too much money but still get a beautiful, timeless, and valuable Rolex.

What is a Rolex Air-King worth?

The Rolex Air-King ref. 116900 from 2016 costs 7,800 USD new and 7,500 USD pre-owned. These prices place this pilot’s watch from the Oyster collection among the most affordable Rolex timepieces. As of early 2020, the current Air-King has an official list price of 6,450 USD.

Did Rolex discontinue the Air-King?

Rolex Air-King No Longer to Be Produced in 2020.

Is Rolex Air-King hard to get?

Price And Availability. The official retail price of the Rolex Air-King Ref 116900 is USD 6,200. Unlike other steel Rolex models – think the Submariner and the Sea-Dweller – it is not as hard to find.

Will Rolex increase prices in 2021?

There have been rumors that there will be a Rolex price increase in 2021; however, this has not been confirmed. Most of the watches are produced for a limited time and in limited quantities.

What’s the price of a Rolex Air King?

The Air-King collection was created by Rolex founder Hans Wildorf to honor World War II pilots. A highly functional and practical watch, the current 40mm Oyster Perpetual Air-King is only available in Oystersteel and with a black dial. 2020 update: suggested retail prices start at $6,450. Shop our entire selection of certified used Rolex Watches.

What’s the font on the Rolex Air King?

Other questionable design choices include the green text for ‘Rolex’. It matches the seconds hand. Along with the cartoon-like yellow colour of the crown. And the expressive Air-King font. Granted, it’s outside the normal Rolex wheel-house, but it’s not without precedent. A look at the dashboard of the Bloodhound LSR confirms this.

What kind of Watch is Rolex air ref 116900?

The Rolex Air-King Ref 116900 is an interesting watch. It’s a steel sports Rolex, yet it doesn’t sell for multiples over retail on the preowned market. Not yet, anyway. It has a lot of history behind it yet it’s lesser known than its more popular siblings. It also offers a lot of bang for your buck.

When did the Rolex Air King 5500 come out?

After the initial wave of Air-themed models came and went, the 1957 Rolex Air-King was meant to cement the model’s place in the core collection rather than being some sort of special or limited edition. As you’ll see shortly, the reference 5500 has an interesting legacy that’s unrivaled by most other Rolex collections to date.