ROLEX DAYTONA FLOATING REF. 16520 R SERIE BOX AND PAPERS
Beautiful steel chronograph. Round case. Screw-down caseback and crown. Graduated bezel. Black dial with three counters, minute totalizer at 3 o’clock, hour totalizer at 6 o’clock and permanent second hand at 9 o’clock. Steel Oyster bracelet with Rolex folding clasp. The watch is sold with its case and original papers.
Since 1963, Rolex has been manufacturing its cosmograph Daytona, which would become the most iconic chronograph of all time. It takes its name from the famous circuit in Florida, where the greatest racing drivers compete.
Of course, they chose Rolex for its precision and reliability. They integrate a tachometric bezel to calculate their average speed during races.
The famous actor Paul Newman made the model he wore sacred in the 60s, beating the world auction record for the most expensive wristwatch in the world.
The model on offer is the R series reference 16520, a collector’s item in its own right.