It is with great pleasure that we present you our new catalogue of fall 2021. A wonderful journey through the world of watch collecting.
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143 Rolex Stunning and Valuable Daytona Automatic Chronograph Wristwatch in White Gold, Reference 116 509, With “Racing” Dial, Box and Papers
Estimate: € 20,000 – 40,000
Sold € 33,800
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: White Gold
Case N°: D890275
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Box and Papers
Reference 116509 such as the present lot is powered by the automatic caliber 4130: unveiled in 2000, this is Rolex's first in-house chronograph movement is the same also used in reference 116520. Cased in white gold, which provides a luxurious touch to the tool watch, at a first glance it can appear subtly unassuming and heavy but at the same time is considered as one of the coolest ever produced. The 41 mm three body case is nice with screw down pushers and back. The Oyster bracelet is also in white gold is the perfect alchemy of form and function. This specimen features the so called “Racing dial” with black anthracite color, applied white gold radial Arabic numerals and Chromalight luminous indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12- hour and 30-minute registers, outer red minute/seconds track. Offered in fair and distinctive conditions presenting sharp hallmarks beneath the lugs, this watch is also offered with its original box and warranty.