Tag: Rolex Daytona 116505
The ref. 116505 was the first Everose gold Rolex Daytona. Like other modern Daytona watches, the Everose gold Daytona ref. 116505 sports a 40mm case fitted with screw-down chronograph pushers and a screw-down winding crown.
On top of the 18k Everose gold case of the Rolex Daytona 116505 is a matching Everose gold bezel, engraved with the handy tachymeter scale. There are a few dial colors to choose from including black, ivory, rose gold, and chocolate brown; some even boast baguette diamond hour markers.
But there is also the collectibility of vintage Rolex Daytona 116505 watches. Anyone just getting interested in vintage watches nowadays soon finds out that, unless you have extremely deep pockets, collecting vintage Cosmograph Daytonas is out of the question at this point.
In 2011, Rolex paired Everose and Cerachrom on its flagship chronograph watch to give us the Daytona ref. 116515. The Everose Daytona ref. 116515 has a black Cerachrom bezel, and comes fitted on a black leather strap or Oysterflex bracelet.
The 116505 is accurate up to +/-2 seconds per day, holds a power reserve of 72 hours, has a bi-directional rotor, and comes fitted with at Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring to reduce magnetic interference. Overall the Rolex Daytona 116505 is a very attractive luxury chronograph for any horological enthusiast.
The reference 116505 case is created from a block of 18K Everose gold. The triple waterproof crown and patented case closure hermetically seals the works from water up to a depth of 100 meters or 330 feet, making this one of the hardest-working watches in the Rolex collection. Only the Submariner has better depth rating, and, like all Daytonas,