Rolex has been a premium brand of watches for a long time. If you are looking for the most coveted model from the company in the world, it is undoubtedly the rolex Cosmograph Daytona. In the auctions of vintage classics, this model has always been at the top of the list. You will be surprised to know that the model holds the record for being the most expensive watch that someone ever purchased from any auction for several years. Buing a new model will put you on a long waiting list. It is time to learn some terms related to the watch.
It is the official name of the Daytona models that Rolex launched in the market. You can see the name right below the logo co the company and the name under the 12-o’clock.
It is unfair to proceed further with facts and information without sharing the history of how the model got its name. in the early ’60s, Rolex became the official timekeeper at the Daytona Florida raceway. As an acknowledgment of the achievement, the company added the term to the dials along with the term “Cosmograph.”
It can appear larger just above the subdial of 6-o’clock too, or may not be there at all in the regular parlance, “Daytona” has replaced “Cosmograph.”
- Threaded Pushers
In the models of rolex Cosmograph Daytona, you will find a threaded locking mechanism on the chronograph activators or the pushers. The mechanism aims to improve the water-resistance ability of the watch. But some customers may prefer the unthreaded version for aesthetic, collection, or functional reasons.
- Paul Newman Dial
The dial variant has a contrasting outer seconds track ad large markers. The art-deco numerical fonts on the sub-dial stand out in the crowd. It is an exotic dial as per Roles, and Singer is the original manufacturer of the dial.