Rolex Daytona Ref. 116509H in 18K White Gold

Starting: $18,000

CIRCA: 2008
REF.: 116509H
CASE MATERIAL: 18K white gold
CASE DIMENSIONS: 39mmin diameter
DIAL: Matte black with applied Arabic hour markers, red seconds track, red detailing on chronograph subregisters
BRACELET SIZE: 8 1/2 inches
MOVEMENT: Automatic
FUNCTIONS: Time and chronograph

The Rolex Daytona is one of the world’s most desirable watches. The present example is stunning and subtle in 18K white gold, with an exotic racing dial and substantial weight to the precious metal case. Inside isCalibre 4130, the first in-house chronograph movement produced by Rolex.

Accompanied by a Rolex box and a warranty.

Dial and hands in excellent condition. Luminous material in the dial and hands fully intact and appears to be original to the watch. The case is in very good condition with minor dings on the upper left lug and light scratches on the caseback and bracelet. Watch is running at time of cataloging. Overall, the watch is in excellent condition.

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