Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 265

Rolex
Ref. 16520 / 16500, self-winding, chronograph, minute and hour counters, black dial; “Cosmograph” “Daytona”, so-called “Zenith movement”; stainless steel

HKD 156,000 - 208,000

CHF 18,000 - 24,000 / EUR 16,700 - 22,200 / USD 20,100 - 26,700

Sold: HKD 218,750

Stainless steel, self-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, black colour dial with radial indexes, subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications:
· 1/10 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped screwed push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated on the stainless steel bezel for 400 units per hour
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2 *
Dial: 2-54-01

Very good

Service dial

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex, Geneva

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

Reference 16520 / 16500

Year circa 1996

Movement No. 15 299

Case No. T 631 350

Material stainless steel

Bracelet stainless steel Rolex “Oyster” bracelet with “fliplock” deployant clasp (Ref. 78 390; end-links 503 / B)

Diameter 40 mm.

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

Dimensions Length 200 mm. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box and outer box, International Service Garantie, Rolex service invoices (dated, Geneva, November 12, 2009)