ROLEX DAYTONA REF. 16520 A SERIES
Introduced in 1988, the Rolex Daytona reference 16520 is considered by many Rolex enthusiasts to be one of the most iconic watches in history. As soon as it was introduced, it immediately became a must-have for collectors of the brand and, as is the case today with the modern reference 116500LN, the wait to get it from the Official Dealers was very long and many were willing to pay a premium to own it immediately. With a completely new esthetic compared to the previous Daytona references 6263/6265 and equipped with innovative technical features such as the Zenith-based automatic caliber 4030, the reference 16520 is undoubtedly one of the most successful and sought-after Rolex watches.
This Rolex Daytona reference 16520 is a superb specimen that stands out for its perfect condition. The case has most likely never polished, the bracelet is tight , the dial is absolutely flawless in every way, the bezel has all numerals intact, the movement works perfectly. The original sticker is still present on the caseback. All components of the watch are correct for the period of production: black last series Swiss Made dial, Mk5 bezel, 16500 “Rolex Sa” caseback, 4030 ser. 172, XXX caliber, 78390A / X4 bracelet. An exceptional, high quality and completely original example of the Daytona 16520 to add to a Rolex collection.
The watch comes without original box and papers.
Serial Number A,146,XXX / 172,XXX Year 2000 circa.