The Air King was named as such after it was worn by British pilots during WW2. For more than 70 years the Air King has been the go to watch for those seeking superior quality and lineage with a modest price point. As with all Rolex models, this watch was designed to serve a distinct utilitarian function. The purpose, to accompany pilots on their journeys of flight and adventure. The 34mm stainless steel case with silver dial is the perfect companion for the adventure seekers of today. This specific watch has a production year of 1988. There is a very faint patina visible throughout the dial. As well, this piece comes complete with original box,papers and hang tag! The case and bracelet show no signs of having been aggressively refinished over the years, retaining crisp edges and sharp lug tips. These features combine to create an extremely desirable watch, destined to bring that Rolex feeling to one happy owner.