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Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 'Zenith', 16523
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Floating Cosmograph

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 'Zenith', 16523

Was 22,995.00
Code: 1901P
Manufacturer Code: 16523
Gender Mens
SWC Ref RO-1901P
Warranty 12 Months
Age July 1989
Model No 16523
Box Original Box
Papers Original Papers
Diameter 40mm
Brand Rolex
Condition Pre Owned - Fine
RRP Discontinued

The Swiss Watch Co UK Ltd presents this stunning Rolex Cosmograph Daytona ‘Zenith’ for sale.

Born out of the early 1930’s sports watches worn by Sir Malcom Campbell, Rolex has long been associated with motor racing and speed. In 1963 Rolex removed the telemeter scale and moved the tachymeter onto the bezel for increased dial legibility and introduced the world to the term ‘Cosmograph’. But it was not until 1965 that the term ‘Daytona’ was used on the model, which came about as Rolex was the official timepiece of the racetrack.

This version the reference 16523 was first produced in 1988, the 165xx series ran until 2000and came in a larger 40mm stainless steel Oyster case compared to the previous versions 37mm. It features a fixed gold units per hour yellow gold bezel and a clean black dial with the rare ‘floating Cosmograph’ printed text and luminous hour markers with gold edging and gold/black hands. The chronograph sub-dials are black but edged in gold with the iconic ‘upside-down 6’ on the bottom sub-dial indicating that the watch is powered by the modified Zenith El Primero movement known as the calibre 4030. It also has gold screw-down pushers and a matching gold triple-lock crown. It comes on a matching steel & yellow gold Oyster link bracelet with a folding clasp.

Originally purchased in July 1989 and in fine condition due to some light marks on the bezel, this Daytona comes with its original outer & inner luxury wooden box, instruction booklet, seal, calendar card, leather card holder and perforated international warranty.

This is a serious collectors piece as the ‘Zenith’ Daytonas were not made for long and have since become very collectable and valuable.

  • Fine condition- marks on bezel
  • Collectable
  • 40mm Stainless steel Oyster case
  • Yellow gold UPH fixed bezel
  • 'Floating' Cosmograph dial text
  • 'Zenith' movement
  • Automatic chronograph
  • Sapphire crystal
  • Black dial with gold edged sub-dials
  • Steel & yellow gold Oyster link bracelet
  • Folding clasp
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