The Second Most Expensive Modern Rolex Ever, Replica Rolex Watches

On April 22, 2021, Sotheby’s held a watch auction in Hong Kong. A Rolex “Zenith” Daytona Platinum Platinum Watch with a Turquoise Plate was sold for 24.375 million Hong Kong dollars (including commission), making it a historical record. The modern Rolex watch with the second highest auction price, second only to the Rolex Daytona lapis lazuli platinum watch sold by Sotheby’s on July 11, 2020 (25.375 million Hong Kong dollars). Luxury replica watches.

It is reported that Rolex produced five Daytona “Zenith” platinum watches in 1999 at the request of then-CEO Patrick Heiniger. Each watch is unique but uses the same Reference 16516 number, equipped with a Rolex Cal.4030 movement (modified from the Zenith El Premiro movement). Replica rolex watches.

Among the 5 Daytona “Zenith” platinum watches, 1 has a Tahitian mother-of-pearl dial, 1 has a lapis lazuli dial, 1 has a coral dial, and this has a turquoise dial. One has yet to surface.

With the auction of the turquoise dial watch, 3 of the five pieces appeared in the auction market one after another, and Sotheby’s Hong Kong sold all of them. Turquoise has never been used in the Rolex Daytona series, so this watch is scarce. This watch was valued at HK$4 million to HK$8 million before the auction, but the bidding soon exceeded the highest estimate, and it is not surprising that the high price finally fell.

Dial Color: Blue Dial
Case Color: Silver-tone
Brand: Rolex
Gender: Men’s
Series: Daytona
Model: 116519
Case Thickness: 15mm

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