Vintage Rolex Daytonas Available For Online BiddingWritten by Alvin Wong
Get started now with Sotheby’s ‘The Rolex Daytona Capsule Collection’.
There will be 13 lots of Rolex Daytonas, which boast some awesome gems. They include the Ref. 6265 (below), the ‘Big Red’ Daytona prized for its unusual wide placement of the word ‘Daytona’ in red above the hour register.
Rolex Daytona Ref. 6265
As well as the Ref. 6263, the last of Rolex’s Daytonas fitted with a handwound Valjoux movement.
Rolex Daytona Ref. 6263
The biggest highlight, however, has to be the Ref. 4500, a vintage steel and yellow gold chronograph from 1937 that predates the Daytona collection.
Rolex Daytona Ref. 4500
Bidding is open from 24 to 30 May, which can only be done online here.
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