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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, March 11, 2012

LOT 272

ROLEX, REF. 16518, DAYTONA YELLOW GOLD Rolex, “Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph Daytona,” case No. K196671, Ref. 116518. Sold on January 2002. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and an 18K yellow gold Rolex deployant clasp. Accompanied by the warranty (now void).

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, crown and buttons, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. D. Bicolor white and black with applied yellow gold and black inlay Arabic numerals and luminous square indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 4130, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, crown and buttons, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal.
D. Bicolor white and black with applied yellow gold and black inlay Arabic numerals and luminous square indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands.
M. Cal. 4130, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

USD 8,700 - 13,000 / EUR 6,500 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 10,625


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original