Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco LOT 4


Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, ref. 16523, Steel and gold, with box and guarantee

Estimate € 10,000 –⁠ 15,000

Sold € 14,300
Lot Description

Model: Daytona Cosmograph
Material: Stainless steel/18K Yellow-gold
Reference N°: 16523
Year: Circa 1989
Case N°: L687625
Caliber: 4030 Zenith Automatic
Bracelet: Rolex stainless steel/18k yellow-gold Oyster, ref. 78363, end-links 403
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, case, movement and bracelet
Accessories: Box, booklets, wallet and original punched guarantee

In 1988 Rolex launches on the market its first automatic chronograph, waterproof up to 100 m. This superb example of steel & gold version is an early “L” series, with rare 4 lines text dial, with 200 units bezel and satin bracelet with standard clasp. As this model is around 30 years old, it is already obtained a cult status amongst collectors, and this nice example accompanied by its box and guarantee offers a tremendous value and appeals for collectors.

Montre Rolex en or et acier, modèle « Cosmograph Daytona », réf. 16523. Cette version est une première série « L », cadran champagne « 4 lignes » de 1989. Cette montre dans un très bel état, accompagné de sa boite et du certificat Rolex, confère une valeur et un attrait considérables pour tout collectionneur.