Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 89
"White Gold Daytona" Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph Daytona," Ref. 116519. Made circa 2001. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and an 18K white gold deployant "Fliplock" clasp.
C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, "Triplock" winding crown protected by the "crown guard", tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. D. Meteorite with applied radial white gold Roman numerals, subsidiary silver ring dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. White gold "baton" hands. M. Cal. 4130, rhodium-plated, "oeil-de-perdrix" decoration, 44 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, freesprung monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 12 mm.
Estimate: 7,000 USD - 9,000 USD
Estimate: 5,500 EUR - 7,000 EUR
Grading system

C 2 D 1-01 M 2 AA
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A similar watch is published in “Rolex, Collecting Modern and Vintage Wristwatches”, by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, 2005, vol. I, pp. 22, 32, 163, 166 and vol. II, p. 411.
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
28-03-2007
Sold including buyer's premium:
14,042 USD