Rolex Yellow Gold Cosmograph Floating Daytona Watch Ref. 16528

Year of issue: 1989
Reference number: 16528
Condition: mint
Status: available
Dealer country: United States
Price in US $ 58,000


Brand: Rolex Model: Daytona Reference: 16528 Gender: Gents Year: 1989 Material: 18k YG Dial Color: Black with Floating Daytona Dimensions: 40mm Watch Movement: Self-Winding Bracelet/Strap: Yellow Gold Box/Paper: Service Paper Condition: Overall Mint Original Condition SKU: 159605 This stunning Rolex Zenith Daytona 16528 features a rare "Floating" dial in which the word "Cosmograph" is spaced slightly further below the text on the dial than the other lines of text. This watch is in phenomenal condition, comes with a Rolex service card and has an R-serial number. 


Justin Gruenberg


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.