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Old 1 February 2018, 04:09 AM   #1
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Domino's logo on Rolexes: A list of all variants

I figured it was about time somebody coherently organized all the variants of the Domino's Air-King (and the other Domino's Rolexes as well). The year ranges are general estimates, not exact hard-stop timeframes. Please let me know if any of this info is wrong or incomplete! All photos from Bob's Watches unless otherwise noted.


1974: The first known Domino's Air-King appears. This 5500 is believed to be a one-off prototype, and went for about $20k at auction several years ago (Photo from bidsquare):



1975-1989: The 5500 Air-King was made for well over a decade with what I'll call the "Big Square" Domino's logo:



1990: 14000 model debuts, keeping the familiar "Big Square" briefly:



1991: 14000 model with a rare "Black Square" variation:



1992-1994: 14000 model with "Small Square" appears (photo by Awad Watches):



1995-1999: 14000 model now has a "Tilted Square" logo similar to prototype:



1995-1999: 14010 model, same as above but with engine-turned bezel option:



2000-2004: 14000m. Upgraded movement, no more lugholes, and Rolex began switchin to Luminova around this time. Other than that, this 14000m is visually pretty much the same as the 14000 before it:



They may have stopped offering the engine-turned bezel for a while, as I've never seen a 14010m with a Domino's dial.


2005-2006: No more Domino's dials! The Domino's logo has now moved to the first full link of the bracelet of the 14000m:



2005-2006: 14010m, same as above but with engine-turned bezel option (photo by Beckertime):



2007: 114200 model debuts. Domino's Air-Kings now have a silver 3-6-9 dial, and the Domino's logo still on the first full link of the bracelet:



2008-2011: 114200 with what I'll call a "simplified logo" with no words. Also note it has moved down to the 2nd full link:



2008-2011: It seems the Domino's 114200 was also offered with the full logo, now on the 2nd full link:



2012-2015: Domino's seems to have started giving out 116000 models for the "Domino's Challenge" instead of 114200 models:



2015+: Domino's Rolexes now have the newer style of silver dial:



Domino's logo dials also appeared on ladies' models 67194, 67180, and 76080:



All Domino's Rolexes should have an engraved caseback that looks like this:



If you have the paperwork, the purchaser should be "Domino's Pizza" as shown here (photo by exquisitewatches):
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Great work, Rob. Thanks for putting all this together

I couldn't afford the Domino's Rolex so I dropped $40 on a Mopar Caravelle
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Amazing report Rob.
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Amazing report Rob.
Agreed! That must have taken a lot of effort to put that together. Thanks!
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Great report and seldom see this reference. I have NOS Domino air king and I think the reference is 14000 with smooth bezel. It has exact domino paper works as stated.


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I've always thought these were quirkie cool!

Great report!

Thanks for putting the time and effort into doing it Rob!
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Very nice write up. Thanks!
Were these given as corporate gifts, to store owners, regional reps, etc, or?
What's the back story on them? I've often wondered.
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Very nice write up. Thanks!
Were these given as corporate gifts, to store owners, regional reps, etc, or?
What's the back story on them? I've often wondered.
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Very nice write up. Thanks!
Thanks gents, my pleasure!

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I have NOS Domino air king and I think the reference is 14000 with smooth bezel. It has exact domino paper works as stated.
You have a NOS Domino's Air-King? That's great! Is it the "tilted square" logo?

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Were these given as corporate gifts, to store owners, regional reps, etc, or?
What's the back story on them?
The New York Post has a pretty good article that mentions they were for "managers who rake in $25,000 in weekly sales for four consecutive weeks." This is called the "Domino's Challenge" and I believe the dollar goal is significantly higher now.
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You have a NOS Domino's Air-King? That's great! Is it the "tilted square" logo?







The New York Post has a pretty good article that mentions they were for "managers who rake in $25,000 in weekly sales for four consecutive weeks." This is called the "Domino's Challenge" and I believe the dollar goal is significantly higher now.


Correct It is tilted square logo


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I never liked the Domino Watch, I have had one pre-owned to sell at one time years ago and it sat forever. Now it would sell quick. It has a place I guess for collectors, I just can't get into it.
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Great write up! Now time for the Pool Intairdril write up!
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Love the white dial AK, wish they still made it.
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Ten years of accident-free grocery delivery for Winn-Dixie was clearly considered a major achievement at one time.
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Thx for this, Excellent!
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Rob what a great write up! Thanks for providing an awesome source for collectors and future collectors!
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Great reference! Thanks for putting this together!
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Thanks for the post Rob - great info for future reference.
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Some pictures of my NOS domino AK to share with you guys and thanks Rob for putting up this summary of various domino AK.




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