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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 268

ROLEX REF. 116518 YELLOW GOLD COSMOGRAPH DATONA Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph Daytona," case No. V435693, Ref. 116518. Sold December 31st, 2009. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, gold bezel with tachometer graduated to 400 units per hour and an 18K yellow gold Rolex deployant clasp Ref. 24640. Accompanied by the original fitted box, warranty card (now void) and booklets.

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. Blue with applied luminous yellow gold radial Arabic numerals, subsidiary guilloche dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer 1/5th seconds track. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. Cal 4130, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 44 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and to temperatures, shock absorber, self-compensating free- sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 83,000 - 125,000 / USD 11,500 - 17,000

Sold: CHF 15,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

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