3 December 2008
ROLEX, "COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA" REF. 16520 MK III
STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC CHRONOMETER CHRONOGRAPH BRACELET WATCH
CASE X977785, MANUFACTURED IN 1991
Calibre 4030, ebauche by Zenith, 31 jewels, gloss dial with applied luminescent hour markers, outer one-fifth minute divisions, three subdials for small seconds, minute and hour counters, three-part case, polished and satined, calibrated bezel, screw-down case back and chronograph buttons, Triplock crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet (ref. 78390), brushed and polished, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 39 mm.
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Accompanied by a Rolex presentation box.
Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.
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