The Rolex Air-King pays tribute to the pioneers of flight and the Oyster’s jobs in the epic story of avionics.
With its 40mm case in Oystersteel, strong connection Oyster wristband with Oysterclasp, and unmistakable dark dial, the Air-King sustains the aeronautical legacy of the first Rolex Oyster.
The Air-King dial includes an unmistakable dark dial with a blend of enormous 3, 6 and 9 numerals denoting the hours and a conspicuous moment scale for navigational time readings. It bears the name Air-King in a similar lettering that was structured explicitly for the model during the 1950s.
The Air-King typifies Rolex’s favored ties with the universe of avionics during its brilliant age during the 1930s. It was a period when astounding advancement in airplane execution continually extended humankind’s ability to vanquish the skies, and prompted the presentation of significant distance flights.
The Air-King gives proper respect to the brilliant time of avionics during the 1930s. One of the pioneers of this time, English pilot Charles Douglas Barnard, set various flight records. Of the Oyster, he stated: “The unconventional characteristics of this Rolex watch render it famously appropriate for flying purposes and I propose to utilize it on throughout the entire my separation trips later on”.