Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco

Auction Details

Include Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu.

19 Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, Ref. 16523, Steel & Gold, Accompanied With Rolex Guarantee, Published in Patrizzi Book, Former Property of Mondani Collection

Estimate: € 16,000 –⁠ 20,000

Sold € 19,500

Lot Description

Model: Cosmograph Daytona
Material: Stainless steel / Yellow-gold
Reference N°: 16523
Year: Circa 1992
Case N°: N323703
Caliber: 4030 Zenith automatic
Bracelet: Stainless steel/gold Rolex Oyster, bracelet 78363
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, case, movement and bracelet
Accessories: Accompanied by the original guarantee
Literature: This watch is illustrated in “Rolex Collecting Wristwatches” book by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Edition 2001, p. 467

In 1988 Rolex launches on the market its first automatic chronograph, waterproof up to 100 m. This superb example in steel and gold version is an early “N” series. Although this model is around 30 years old, it is already obtained a cult status amongst collectors. This example in pristine original conditions is complete with its original guarantee, its original sticker on the caseback. This example is published in “Rolex collecting Wristwatches” book by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Edition 2001, p. 467 and come from Mondani collection of wristwatches. The present lot would be a lovely addition to any fine sports watch collectors.

Montre Rolex en or et acier, modèle « Cosmograph Daytona », réf. 16 523. Cet exemplaire dans un état impeccable est accompagné de son certificat Rolex et est publié dans le livre « Rolex Collecting Wristwatches » d’Osvaldo Patrizzi, Éditions 2001, p. 467, ayant appartenu à la collection Mondani.