The rolex cosmograph daytona white gold replica watch is definitely one of our all-time favorite chronographs; however, the lack of a date aperture is a deal breaker for us. They are elegant, refined and iconic. This reference, originally launched as ref. 6239 in 1963, has undergone several changes to its bezel, pushers, dial configurations, movements and reference numbers. A true evolution of a classic watch. For instance, the original ref. 6239 featured a stainless steel bezel graduated to 300 units per hour, years later the bezel was changed to 200 units per hour.
You can spot one from a block away and the rolex cosmograph daytona replica watch spotting always turns into a nice conversation as this is still a ‘grail’ watch for many collectors. We should say that there’s almost a ‘cult following’ fueled by Italian collectors and by the many intricacies and variations that this watch has had over half a century. Since then, there had been numerous references and changes made to this watch including changes to the case size: from 37 mm to 40 mm and the movement. The watch was originally fitted with the manual-winding Valjoux calibre 72 and from there, it went to the automatic self-winding Zenith 400 on ref. 16520. known as Rolex calibre 4030.
For those that wear this amazing rolex daytona replica watch, thank you for paying tribute to one of the most beautiful watches ever made in the history of watchmaking. and the dial didn’t make any allusion to ‘Daytona’, the home of car racing in the U.S.
In 1965, when rolex replica watch ref. 6240 was presented, the dial configuration had changed from ‘Cosmograph’ to ‘Oyster Cosmograph’, the pushers were changed from pump to screw-down, its water resistance was improved and the bezel changed from solid stainless steel to a bezel with a stainless steel ring and a black acrylic graduated insert with numbers in white. Today, the Daytona is fitted with a newer and improved Rolex in-house movement calibre 4130. With all of its variations, the Daytona is a watch with perhaps the most fascinating and difficult to master history in the horological world. Every time we think we’ve read it all, there’s a new article being published with another interesting set of facts regarding this timepiece.