|Model:||Oyster Perpetual Daytona Patrizzi - 16520|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||40mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||47mm|
Very rare Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph – Daytona Patrizzi from 1996 in stainless steel. The watch has a black dial and batons for the hours. The three sub dials are for the minutes at 3 o’clock, hours at 6 o’clock and seconds at 9 o’clock. Each sub dial is circled with brown color, which makes the rarity and exclusivity of the watch. The hands have the baton style. Above the 6 o’clock sub dial come Daytona in red. It has an engraved tachometric bezel up to 400. The crown has the Rolex logo. Each side has shoulders that protect the triplock-winding crown as well as upper and lower screw-down push button. The watch come with a screw back case. The watch has a stainless steel band with ref 503 B and 78390”. The watch has the original Zenith movement. The watch is unpolished in excellent condition. The serial number of the watch is T22…. It comes with the original papers, booklets and box (Full set).
In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf founded in London “ Wilsdorf & Davis” a wholesaler company. The same year, he signed a contract to distribute the Aegler wristwatches brand in UK. In 1908, he creates his own brand called “Rolex” abbreviation of “Rolling Export”. In 1914, Wilsdorf won a class “A” rating certificate from the Kew observatory in England. In 1914, “Les Fils de Jean Aegler become Rolex Watch Co. Aegler SA, Manufacture d’Horlogerie”. In 1920, Wilsdorf founded “Montres Rolex SA” in Geneva. In 1926, he patented a watchcase with a screw down crown. In 1927 the “Oyster” was born when Mercedes Gleitze crossed the Channel in 15 hours and 15 minutes. In 1931, came the “Perpetual”, then the “Datejust” in 1945. Since 2000, Rolex makes its own movements and produce over 700,000 watches a year many being iconic like the Daytona, Submariner or the Prince to name a few.
Automatic “Zenith El Primero” movement with caliber 4030, 31 jewels and 28,800 bph with 40 hours of power reserve.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 40mm
Length including lugs: 47mm