Rolex 116508 Cosmograph Daytona Yellow Gold Black Dial Champ Sub Dial Chrono
The Cosmograph Daytona was introduced in 1963. It was projected to meet the rigorous demands of professional race drivers. The success of the Rolex Daytona is largely due to Sir Malcolm Campbell, a legendary personality in the motorsport world, who was also known as the Speed King, and was also the first Rolex Ambassador. In his Blue Bird race cars, Sir Malcolm Campbell set several land-speed records both in Europe and at a racetrack in a little-known Florida city called Daytona Beach wearing a Rolex Daytona on his wrist.
The Cosmograph Daytona 116508 is presented with a 40mm yellow gold case. It’s black dial features a central sweep seconds hand allows an accurate reading of 1/8 second, while the two counters on the dial display the elapsed time in hours and minutes. The combination of its dial features and it fixed tachymetric scale, also in 18 ct yellow gold, allows drivers to measure their average speed (up to 400 kilometers per hour) and to accurately map their track times and tactics with extraordinary precision. In addition, the Daytona 116508 Chronograph is water resistant down to 100 meters. The Daytona 116508 has a power reserve of approximately 72 hours. The Daytona 116508 yellow gold oyster bracelet resembles the elegance delivered by Rolex tradition combining comfort and durability.
All these characteristic make the Daytona 116508 an icon eternally joined in name and function to the high‑performance world of motorsport.
This watch is also known as: Rolex 116508, 116508, 116528
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