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Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, ref. 16519, White-gold case and deployant buckle, Zenith caliber and very rare grossularia stone dial accompanied with the original Rolex guarantee, similar example published in Pucci Papaleo book new edition

Estimation € 70,000 – 100,000

sold € 101,400

Model: Daytona Cosmograph
Material: White Gold
Reference N°: 16519
Year: Circa 1999
Case N°: A152027
Caliber: 4030 Zenith automatic
Bracelet: Leather strap with white-gold Rolex deployment buckle
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement and clasp
Accessories: Original punched guarantee

The present lot is a very rare and appealing white-gold Daytona wristwatch fitted with the extremely rare original grossularia hard stone dial. This burgundy color dial shimmers and exhibits a rich complex of red shade, further enhanced with eight diamond-set hour markers set within its white-gold chains. The extreme rarity of this watch is further accentuated by the fact that is a 4030 Zenith caliber; those combine characteristics makes this example one of the rarest 16519 Daytona existing. Seems one of the only few examples ever seen. Offered in excellent overall condition, accompanied with its original punched guarantee, this present watch is a very unique opportunity to own one of the rarest cosmograph Daytona with zenith movement on the watch market.

Montre Rolex en or gris, modèle « Cosmograph Daytona », réf. 16519, avec un très rare cadran en pierre grossulaire, pierre dure, de couleur bordeaux orné de huit index en diamants, mouvement Zénith 4030 et boucle déployante. Cette montre semble être l’un des rares exemplaires connus. En excellent état général, accompagnée de son certificat Rolex, cette montre est une opportunité quasi unique de pouvoir posséder l’une des plus rares montres Cosmograph Daytona à mouvement Zénith sur le marché. Un modèle similaire est illustré dans le livre de Pucci Papaleo (nouvelle édition).