Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 271

ROLEX REF. 16523, DAYTONA, STEEL & GOLD Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph, Daytona,? case No. W197318, Ref. 16523. Made in 1995. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, and a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold Oysterlock Ref. 78393 bracelet. Accompanied by fitted box, warranty (now void), booklets and hang tag.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

USD 6,500 - 8,700 / EUR 5,000 - 6,500

Sold: CHF 7,500

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and gold buttons and crown, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, tachometer graduation on the gold bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. D. Two-tone black and champagne with applied yellow gold luminous baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/seconds division. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 4030, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx. bracelet length 190 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original