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Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, ref. 16528, Champagne dial, yellow gold

Estimation € 24,000 – 34,000

Model: Daytona Cosmograph
Material: Gold
Reference N°: 16528
Year: Circa 1997/1998
Case N°: U304751
Caliber: 4030 Zenith automatic
Bracelet: Rolex Oyster yellow-gold 18k
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, case, movement and bracelet
Accessories: Box and outer box

Rolex’s first automatic Daytona was introduced in 1988. Housing the iconic zenith-based caliber 4030, it featured a larger case and was fitted with a sapphire crystal. The watch immediately became a cult classic and garnered an immediate waiting list at Rolex retailers. The gold version reference 16528 was a luxurious alternative to its stainless steel counterpart reference 16520. This example is in lovely nice original condition and can’t miss in every sports chronograph discerning collection.

Montre Rolex en or jaune, modèle Daytona, réf. 16528, avec un cadran champagne. Cette version en or 18 K avec l’emblématique calibre Zénith 4030, est l’une des montres les plus convoitées par les collectionneurs du monde entier. Cet exemplaire est dans bel état d’origine et ne peut être manqué.