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    Rolex Ref. 16523 Two Tone Cosmograph Daytona With Champagne 'Inverted 6" Dial, circa 1993
    Case: three body, gold tachometer bezel, Triplock gold crown, screw down pushers, 39 mm, S727425
    Dial: champagne, applied luminous gold markers, black and gold sub dials, inverted 6 in hour register, luminous gold batons
    Movement: caliber 4030, 31 jewels , automatic, adjusted to five positions and temperature, monometallic balance with Microstella screws, rhodium finish
    Band: style 78393, Oysterlock
    Signed: fully signed Rolex

    Note: This lot and the three that follow are a unique group of different Daytona variations with the highly sought after inverted "6" dials. In the sub dial at the six o'clock position (hour totalizer), the number six is inverted and appears as a "9" and not the intended "6". This "defect" is found on all four lots present here. It is especially rare as seen on the Arabic numeral dial version (lot 60266) and the diamond marker version (lot 60227).

    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex Ref. 16523 Two Tone Cosmograph Daytona With Champagne 'Inverted 6" Dial
    Dial: golden, applied luminous gold markers
    Hands; gold batons
    Metal: 18k and steel
    Case No: S727425
    Case Info: gold bezel, steel screw back
    Case Width: 39 mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: caliber 4030, 31 jewels, automatic, adjusted five positions and temperature
    Band: 78393, steel and gold Oysterlock
    Circa: 1993
    Condition: dial and movement are very good, case and band are good
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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