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    • Circa 2007

    • 40mm diameter

    • Case, dial, movement and clasp signed

  • Manufacturer: Rolex
    Year: Circa 2007
    Reference No: 116519
    Movement No: 0’267’832
    Case No: Z672’126
    Model Name: Cosmograph Daytona
    Material: 18K white gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 4130, 44 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K white gold Rolex Oyster deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 40mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and clasp signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Rolex guarantee stamped Oriental Watch Co., LTD., Hong Kong dated 19th June 2009, instruction manual, additional crocodile strap, green card holder, outer packaging and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Released in 2000, Rolex upgraded their coveted Cosmograph Daytona model by featuring for the first time their own in-house chronograph caliber 4130 via the ref. 116500 series. Introduced in a wide array of metals and dial configurations, the white gold variant was dubbed as the ref. 116519. The present example in white gold features a classic black dial adorned with 8 diamond-set indexes giving the timepiece a subtle hint of flare.

    The present example from 2007 is accompanied by its original guarantee stamped by a local Hong Kong retailer and its full set of accessories. Preserved in excellent overall condition with very minimal signs of wear, this mint ref. 116519 will surely delight collectors seeking for a luxurious iteration of the much-loved Rolex Daytona.

  • Artist Biography

    Rolex

    Swiss • 1905

    Founded in 1905 England by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis as Wilsdorf & Davis, it soon became known as the Rolex Watch Company in 1915, moving its headquarters to Geneva in 1919. Like no other company, the success of the wristwatch can be attributed to many of Rolex's innovations that made them one of the most respected and well-known of all luxury brands. These innovations include their famous "Oyster" case — the world's first water resistant and dustproof watch case, invented in 1926 — and their "Perpetual" — the first reliable self-winding movement for wristwatches launched in 1933. They would form the foundation for Rolex's Datejust and Day-Date, respectively introduced in 1945 and 1956, but also importantly for their sports watches, such as the Explorer, Submariner and GMT-Master launched in the mid-1950s.

    One of its most famous models is the Cosmograph Daytona. Launched in 1963, these chronographs are without any doubt amongst the most iconic and coveted of all collectible wristwatches. Other key collectible models include their most complicated vintage watches, including references 8171 and 6062 with triple calendar and moon phase, "Jean Claude Killy" triple date chronograph models and the Submariner, including early "big-crown" models and military-issued variants.

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Ref. 116519
A fine and attractive white gold chronograph wristwatch with diamond-set indexes, guarantee and presentation box

Circa 2007
40mm diameter
Case, dial, movement and clasp signed

Estimate
HK$90,000 - 140,000 
€9,900-15,400
$11,500-17,900

Sold for HK$403,200

Contact Specialist

Hin Hin Wong
Associate Specialist, 20th Century & Contemporary Art, Hong Kong
+852 2318 2013
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Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031
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Charlene Lau
Head of Jewels, Hong Kong
+852 2318 2039
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