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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 116

ROLEX REF. 16519 DAYTONA MOTHER-OF-PEARL DIAL DIAMOND INDEXES WHITE GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified Cosmograph Daytona, case No. U663151, Ref. 16519. Sold on October 15th, 1998. Fine self-winding, water resistant to 100 m, 18K white gold wristwatch with mother-of-pearl dial, diamond indexes, round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and an 18K white gold deployant Rolex clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and warranty (now void) and instruction booklet.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, "Triplock" winding-crown protected by the crown guard, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. Mother-of-pearl with applied white gold Arabic numerals and baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. White gold bâton hands. Cal. 4030, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,400 - 16,000

Sold: CHF 12,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.