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Stock # SKU18885
Stock # 18885
Model Name Daytona
Model Ref # 16520
Condition Excellent
Gender Mens
Movement Automatic
Case Stainless Steel
Case Shape Round
Case Size 40 mm
Band / Strap Bracelet
Dial Black
Caseback Solid
Additional Information Color change dial.

This Rolex Cosmograph Daytona reference 16520 features a light color change dial. The color change happens to some black dial Daytonas from the 1990s, whose silver subdial chapter rings are changing color from silver to brown. This watch is in mint+ condition.

Original case is stainless steel with dimensions of 39mm diameter by 12.5mm thick. Units Per Hour bezel engraving with scale from 400 to 60, sapphire crystal, screw down crown and screw down chronograph pushers which ensure water resistance to 100 meters on this legendary Rolex sports watch.

Original movement is the Rolex Caliber 4030 which is actually a Rolex modified Zenith El Primero base caliber. If one ever needed proof that Rolex is a perfectionist, they need look no further than Rolex's selection of and modifications to the El Primero. The Zenith El Primero was, and is, recognized as being the best large series production automatic winding chronograph caliber made. Rolex used the El Primero in their Daytona watches, but not before doing extensive upgrades and refinements. The movement is a C.O.S.C. Certified Chronometer.

Original dial is black with applied luminous hour markers and hands, red "Daytona", 30 minute and 12 hour chronograph totalizer subdials, and the aforementioned chronograph subdial chapter rings which are just getting started with their darkening.

Original bracelet is stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with 12 links and flip-lock clasp, and will fit up to a 7.5 inch wrist.
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