Rolex Daytona 16520 Black

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This black dialed Daytona reference 16520 is getting more and more desirable. This watch was produced in 1999 and holds the caliber 4030 (El Primero). We have seen prices going up every year. And since the introduction of the latest Daytona, which is hard to get, the interest shifts to the used Daytona's. This watch is in exceptional good condition. Of course ready to wear and to be enjoyed. That's our main focus: enjoy your watch to the maximum. Possibly with a nice 40 mm Daytona on your wrist..

Introduction

Rolex DaytonaIn the 60’s Rolex made some changes in their chronograph line. They moved the tachymetric scale (used for measuring distance over time) from the dial to the bezel. The simplified dial also featured another change: contrasting coloured sub-dials. This gave the watch an even more sportive look, which was a good thing as it was dedicated to racing drivers, hence the name Daytona (a race held annually at the Daytona beach in Florida). Although Rolex has been making chronographs since the 30s, this is the first line that got named (in 1964). Nowadays it is one of the most sought after models of all time and comes in so many different variations, fetching prices from $8000 to $1.000.000. This is a big difference to the $210 that was the list price back then. But it was even often sold under the list price as the Daytona wasn’t a popular watch in its day. It wasn’t until 1986 that the demand for Daytona’s increased rapidly due to, mostly, Italian collectors and dealers.

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Packages are generally dispatched within 2 days after receipt of payment and are shipped within the Netherlands by Registered Mail through the Dutch carrier PostNL and for other countries by Fedex. Consult us if you prefer another method of shipping. For most destinations tracking is available.