Rolex “The NOS Full set gold Daytona ref. 16528”. Status: sold

Outstanding 18k yellow gold Rolex Daytona ref. 16528, manufactured in 1991.

The present specimen represents an extraordinary New Old Stock and full set example.

The wonderful “Inverted 6” black dial creates a perfect harmony with the gold case.

The perfection of this immaculate specimen represents a great opportunity for any discerning collector.

Accompanied by the original punched Rolex Guarantee, Rolex Box and booklets.

For the Daytona’s 25th anniversary, Rolex surprised the public at the 1988 Basel fair by introducing the first self winding chronograph model in its history. 

The newly launched reference 16520 was powered by a derivative of Zenith’s El Primero calibre, substantially modified by Rolex.  It was the very first Daytona to be equipped with a sapphire crystal and a new larger diameter of 39mm.

The model was available in steel (ref. 16520), in steel and gold (ref.16523), and the present gold version ref.16528.

The launch of this “New” reference generated an immediate success and elevated the Daytona to its current mythical status.

Case n: E797xxx

Calibre: Automatic, cal. 

Diameter: 40 mm

Box & Papers: Original Guarantee, Rolex Box and booklets

Manufactured in 1991

Price: €57.500

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