|Scope of delivery:||-|
|Case material||Yellow gold|
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|Location||United States of America, New York, New York|
|Case material||Yellow gold|
|Case diameter||40 mm|
|Bracelet length||184 mm|
|Center Seconds, Small Seconds, Luminescent Hands, Screw-Down Crown|
CASE NUMBER: T180444
CASE MATERIAL: 18K yellow gold
CASE DIMENSIONS: 40 mm in diameter
DIAL: White dial with chronograph subdials
STRAP MATERIAL: Rolex black leather with Rolex 18K gold fold-over clasp, ref.16518
STRAP SIZE: 7-1/4 inches
MOVEMENT: Automatic Zenith
FUNCTIONS: Time and chronograph
The Rolex Daytona is one of the most legendary and desirable watches among collectors. This Rolex Daytona Cosmograph watch, cased in 18K yellow gold with a graduated gold bezel calibrated for 400 units, features a beautiful white dial with "DAYTONA" printed in red, unusual gold applied Arabic hour markers, luminous gold hands with a center sweep second hand, three subdials for small seconds, 30-minutes and 12-hour registers, a screw-down case back, two screw-down chronograph pushers, and a screw-down crown. It is powered by the caliber 4030 automatic movement based on a Zenith El Primero movement modified by Rolex. These "Zenith Daytonas" are highly prized by collectors.
The 18k yellow gold case of the watch and black leather strap with the yellow gold folding deployment clasp add a touch of sophistication to this highly functional and sought-after timepiece.
Accompanied by original warranty.
Dial and hands in excellent condition. Luminous material on the dial and hands intact and original. Case and bezel with light scratches throughout, consistent with age and normal wear. Strong and clear hallmarks evident at the rear of the lugs. Case appears to have been lightly polished. Movement running at the time of cataloging.
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