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Old 12 April 2017, 08:36 PM   #1
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Full Review: Rolex Air-King 34mm 114200

Bought my first Air-King in Milan about 6 months ago.

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Old 13 April 2017, 06:56 AM   #2
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Great review. The Air-King is really growing on me. I just got started in collecting watches. As soon as my gmt II shows up, this may be the next on my list.
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Old 14 April 2017, 12:56 AM   #3
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Old 14 April 2017, 04:37 AM   #4
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Old 15 April 2017, 06:07 PM   #5
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great review, enjoy your watch with good health.
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Old 15 April 2017, 06:14 PM   #6
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Nice job, thanks.
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Old 16 April 2017, 02:16 AM   #7
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100% agreed! I own the Olive Green 34mm..and I have to really think this is the best and last watch I will ever own.
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Old 25 April 2017, 10:17 AM   #8
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Old 30 April 2017, 07:52 PM   #9
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Thanks guys! This Air-King has really got med into watch buying mode. I think next on the list will be an Explorer, then maybe an Omega or Panerai after this.
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Old 2 May 2017, 01:17 AM   #10
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Would you say 34mm is an ok size, or would you prefer it a little bigger if you could?
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Old 2 May 2017, 05:42 AM   #11
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Would you say 34mm is an ok size, or would you prefer it a little bigger if you could?
The 34mm size on this particular Air-King couldn't be anymore perfect for me, but i have small wrists.

I tried the 36mm explorer and the new 36mm oyster perpetual, both did not feel as comfortable or look as proportional on me personally compared to the old Air-King.
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Old 2 May 2017, 08:31 AM   #12
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Great review. I am looking at getting an air king soon. I too have smaller wrist size and prefer how the 36mm and 34mm wear on the wrist. I also have a 40mm Frederique Constant which I really enjoy but I still prefer the smaller watches.
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Old 17 July 2017, 04:58 AM   #13
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Great review! I really enjoyed the detail and background you included. I have an air king as well (same model) and found everything you said resonated with my experience.
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Old 17 July 2017, 05:09 AM   #14
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Fantastic watch, great review and nice blog. Congrats! Keep it up. Always nice to have a site for reviews that is not conflicted with corporate placements.
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Old 27 July 2017, 08:05 PM   #15
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Fantastic review, Mat. I also have small wrists and for 17 years have loved my SS / Platinum 35mm yachtmaster. As a new member (and even a new lurker) I've noted a lot of strong opinions on 'small' watches now that oversized is the fashion even for women.

I loved that you stressed the comfort and fit of your beautiful watch. After getting a 40mm GMT blnr I've realized that as stunning as it is it's absolutely the largest watch I can wear and that I 'notice it' on my wrist whereas my yachtmaster disappears.

I love both and because of the current 'big watch phase' in watch fashion have been pondering selling mine and replacing it with the 40mm version. Your review convinced me to try on a 40 mm beauty but also reminds me how important comfort is.

Like you, I've never had anyone comment on the size of my 35mm yachtmaster. It fits dead center and is finely proportioned on my small wrists. I think calling these mid-sized watches 'suitable only for boys' (a comment I've read in other posts about smaller rolexes) misses some of the important points in your excellent review.
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Old 28 July 2017, 12:26 AM   #16
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Appreciate the review! I'm starting to get into the Air King and this review was thorough enough to see the pros and cons. Thank you and hope you enjoy your watch.
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Old 12 September 2017, 11:35 PM   #17
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You covered almost everything in the review. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 20 September 2017, 04:48 PM   #18
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isn't ref 114200 the OP34?

https://m.rolex.com/fr/search.html#114200
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Old 21 September 2017, 09:27 AM   #19
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Great review, loved reading. Thanks

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Old 22 September 2017, 06:05 AM   #20
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Nice read, Thanks for sharing
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Old 23 September 2017, 08:49 PM   #21
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Great review. The AirKing is truly a nice model if you dig small cases
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Old 24 September 2017, 07:57 AM   #22
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Old 21 November 2017, 09:09 PM   #23
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superb review - thinking about one for the wife (so longs as she does not get my obsession) :-)
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Old 8 February 2018, 09:32 AM   #24
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Enjoyed the review! I'm looking at the new Air King(40mm) vs Explorer I(39mm). They're both beautiful, of course. What are the pros and cons for you guys?
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