Rolex Cosmograph Daytona
Reference 116506

Reference 116506, more commonly known as the Platinum Daytona sits at the very top of the hierarchy within the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona. Characterized by its substantial weight, exclusive ice blue dial, chocolate Cerachrom bezel and the platinum's truly inimitable sheen, the prestigious status of the Platinum Daytona stands on solid foundations.

It is no stretch to say nothing comes close to the appearance of the Platinum Daytona. Its proportions, color harmonies, weight and all its details have been infinitely fine-tuned for an overall impression like no other

The Platinum Daytona is an icon within an iconic collection of fine watches that is instantly recognizable and is coveted for two established and complementary reasons. First of all, it bears the iconic design traits of the Cosmograph Daytona: beautifully proportionate, defined by its three sub-dials, screw-down pushers, Oyster bracelet, exceptional legibility and outstanding appearance on the wrist. Second, the Platinum Daytona highlights those visual and physical traits that Rolex has to date reserved with enviable discipline for its rarest and most exclusive models, the ones crafted from platinum: an ice blue dial and the unique, chocolate-colored Cerachrom ceramic bezel.


Cosmograph Daytona


A piece to be seen and tried on to be believed, we can only try to describe the unique presence of this particular reference. Upon lifting the piece from the leather-clad tray the first impression is without a shadow of a doubt the weight: it is considerably – and we do mean "considerably" – heavier than its Oystersteel or even 18ct gold counterparts. With its solid PT950 platinum Oyster bracelet and case, absolute reassurance radiates from the mighty heft of the Platinum Daytona.

On the wrist, the 40-millimeter-wide monobloc Oyster case, in platinum and matched to a platinum Oyster bracelet looks and feels like nothing else. Sublime wearing comfort, exceptional heft and a unique sheen to be appreciated in the metal

Place it around the wrist and you shall realize that this weight translates into a wearing experience unique to its own, as the flat case-back, gently curved lugs, deeply integrated bracelet end-links and Oysterlock safety clasp perform to their excellent design now accompanied by the special characteristics of one of the densest and heaviest metals in the world. Unless cutting edge lightness is what you demand from a wristwatch, we are certain that you will grow to love, appreciate and never want to abandon the feel of a solid platinum timepiece.

The Ice Blue dial is exclusive to those Rolex watches crafted from the densest, heaviest precious metals  with a unique sheen: PT950 platinum

The ice blue dial has been reserved for platinum pieces for long. Although immediately recognizable, its color saturation is as discreet – yet striking – as are its surface treatments. Not a "loud" color by any means, the ice blue dial of the Platinum Daytona displays a great variety of hues and styles depending on the lighting circumstances. Its subtle sunburst surface treatment can be seen on the main dial with extremely fine brushed lines reaching from the very center of the dial towards the outer edge as well as inside the three sub-dials that have their own concentric finishing.

Powering the Platinum Daytona is the Rolex Caliber 4130, a self-winding mechanical chronograph movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Providing approximately 72-hours of power reserve along with an outstanding accuracy performance within -2/+2 seconds per day, regulated by a paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring and powered by a bi-directional Perpetual winding rotor, this caliber is at the forefront of refinement and performance in mechanical watchmaking.

Featuring a Perpetual bi-directional winding rotor, column wheel, vertical clutch and 72-hour power reserve, the Platinum Daytona remains remarkably thin all in an effort to provide outstanding wearing comfort and timeless appeal

The lustrous platinum exterior brings along comfort features such as the Easylink 5mm extension link inside the Oysterlock safety clasp, as well as a 100-meter water resistance rating for the case. Paired with the especially corrosion resistant 950pt Platinum used for the three-link Oyster bracelet and Oyster case, the Platinum Daytona is as rugged and dependable as one has grown to love and expect from every Rolex watch.

We would be delighted to present you the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona in all its variations, including the Platinum Daytona in our Authorized Rolex Petite Geneve Petrovic boutiques in Budapest, Belgrade and Porto Montenegro.

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