Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 198

Rolex - Ref. 16518, self-winding, chronograph, minute and hour recorders, white colour dial; “Cosmograph” “Daytona”, so-called “Zenith movement”; 18K yellow gold

HKD 118,000 - 142,000

USD 15,000 - 18,000 / EUR 13,700 - 16,400 / CHF 15,000 - 18,000

Sold: HKD 131,250

18K yellow gold, self-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, white colour dial with suspended Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications: • 1/10 second chronograph (activated by the two round screwed push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated on the gold bezel for 400 units per hour • Half-instantaneous 30-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock) • 12-hour recorder (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock).

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 2 *
Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model “Oyster Perpetual” “Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified” “Cosmograph” “Daytona”

Reference 16518

Year circa 1997-1998

Movement No. 140 673

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet brown crocodile leather Rolex strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold Rolex deployant clasp

Diameter 40 mm.

Caliber 4030, adjusted to 5 positions and temperatures (ebauche by Zenith “El Primero”)

Signature dial, case and movement