A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273
184 Rolex Sought After and Rare, Daytona, Chronograph in Gold in Nos Conditions, With Black Dial and Champagne Counters, Reference 116518ln, With Warranty and Presentation Box
Estimate: € 30,000 – 60,000
Sold € 55,900
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Oyster flex
Case N°: 235R37F9
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Box and Papers
More than 50 years after its creation, the Cosmograph Daytona remains in a class of its own among sports chronographs and continues to transcend time. This chronograph reference 116518LN was designed to be the ultimate timing tool for endurance racing drivers and in recent days has been embellished with innovative features: first of all the ceramic graduated bezel giving the watch a very striking appearance. Secondly, the caliber 4130, which was an upgrade from the previous Zenith-based chronograph movement and totally Rolex in-house movement. This very specimen in 18k yellow gold with Oyster flex rubber strap is offered in New Old Stock conditions and offers the incredibly rare and charming black dial configuration, gold accents and champagne subsidy dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registration. It is also complete with its Rolex guarantee, hang tag, wallet, product literature, presentation box and outer packaging.