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    No Shipping into the U.S. - Rolex Ref. 16518 Gold Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona, circa 1991
    Case: No. X289102, 18k yellow gold, 40 mm, three body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed down case back, crown and buttons, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal, water resistant
    Dial: bicolor white and black with applied yellow gold and black Arabic numerals and luminous square indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12 hour and 30 minute register, luminous yellow gold batons hands
    Movement: automatic, caliber 4130, rhodium finish, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions & temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free sprung Breguet balance spring, Microsella regulating screws, hack mechanism
    Band: brown crocodile, 18k gold deployant clasp
    Signed: all signed Rolex, with box and papers

    Important: Heritage cannot arrange for the delivery of Corum, Rolex, Piaget and/ or Franck Muller watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Corum, Rolex, Piaget and/or Franck Muller watches. These watches may not be shipped into the US. Heritage will not void a sale that involves importation into the US nor be liable if the watch is seized by customs. It is the buyer's responsibility to determine whether there are any import restrictions and to comply with such restrictions.

    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex Ref. 16518 Gold Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona, circa 1991
    Dial: white
    Hands; luminous gold baton
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: X289102
    Case Info: three body
    Case Width: 40 mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: caliber 4130, rhodium finish, straight line lever escapement, 31 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Band: brown crocodile, 18k gold deployant clasp
    Circa: 1991
    Condition: light scratches on the case and band, dial very good, movement good & running
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    21st Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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