Rolex Daytona, ref. 16520 – Black Floating Dial – Fullset

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Model: , ,

Year of issue: 1988

Reference number: 16520

Serial number: L-2xxxxx

Condition: worn

Status: available

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Price in EUR €: On request

Watch details

Ultra rare and beautiful Rolex Daytona Black Floating Dial - with Zenith Movement. One of a few surviving FULL-Sets, very desirable watch. Case in super condition Dial is superb, very clear! Inverted 6! Bracelet also in top-condition Movementnumber 14xxx. Country: LC – 298 - Sweden Box: Yes, original Papers: Yes, original Case: Steel, screwed crown, saphire glass, steel bezel, d = 40 mm Dial: Original black Dial and Hands Bracelet: Oyster bracelet 78360, fliplock clasp, 503 Endlinks Condition Case: 9 /10 Dial: 9/10 Bracelet: 9/10 Bezel:9/10


Watch Ahead


Birth of a Horological Icon Timepiece  The myth around the iconic Rolex Daytona has spread around the world recent years. Always has the Daytona model been attached to motor racing, at first Rolex called their new Cosmograph the “Le Mans” and little later to “Daytona” when Rolex started to sponsor the well known U.S. speedway.
Cosmograph: a name that was to be the forerunner of great fortune. Actually, the choice of the name proved to be neither easy nor expected. Whilst Rolex on the one hand flirted with the car-racing world, on the other hand it could not remain unaware of the vast media attention, which at that time was surrounding the conquest of outer space.