Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 October 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.

Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271

92 Rolex Very Rare and Iconic, Daytona, Chronograph Wristwatch in Steel, White Dial, Reference 16 520, Warranty, Booklets, Tag and Additional Link

Estimate: € 50,000 –⁠ 100,000

Sold € 78,000

Model: Daytona
Reference: 16520
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Year: 1990
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 4030
Case N°: E956067
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Warranty, Booklets, Tag and Additional Link
Literature: This specific watch is published in Pucci Papaleo’s Book “Daytona Perpetual” at page 156.

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 here offered Daytona 16 520 left the Rolex manufacture in 1990 and is an absolute beauty not only for its quality but also for the accessories that come with it. Fully realized in stainless steel with a solid Oyster bracelet, the three body case with screw down pushers and tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units is preserved in great conditions. Featured with a white dial with applied luminous white-gold baton indexes and black subsidiary seconds, the watch also comes with lots of accessories composed of Warranty, Booklets, Tag and Additional Link. All of those accessories are beautiful and confirm its authenticity and provenance, making it a spectacular watch.