2013 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona platinum is the new model that the House presented at Baselworld 2013 to remember today the fifty years of its famous chronograph that first appeared in 1963. Marked by reference 116506, is the first time that the chronograph is built entirely in the noblest of metals. Its dimensions are 40 mm in diameter; mounting a bezel CERACHROM brown and it is also distinguished by a Blue Ice.
A tachometer platinum
The same tone bezel CERACHROM is echoed by the three chronograph counters on the dial. The famous staircase tachograph, one of the most visible symbols of Rolex Daytona reporting units in kilometers or miles to calculate the average speed was otttenuta with elements of platinum applied through a PVD coating.
The typical casssa Oyster extent as previous models 40 mm in diameter and its resistance is guaranteed up to 100 meters deep. The case middle as everything else is made of solid 950 platinum. The buttons are equipped with safety screw, as well as the crown TRIPLOCK patented. The sapphire crystal is scratch proof.
The caliber with COSC-certified chronograph
The 2013 Daytona features the Calibre 4130, a mechanical self-winding chronograph movement with column wheel for smistamente the chronograph functions. Produced by Rolex as all PERPETUAL movements is certified chronometer COSC (Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronometer).
Like all movements of the last generation the regulatory body has spiral PARACHROM blue, patented by Rolex after 5 years of research. Insensitive to magnetic fields, this spiral is stable with respect to temperature changes and, in the event of a collision, remains up to ten times more precise than a traditional hairspring.
Company Video Rolex Daytona 2013
Model: Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona
Reference (cash – cuff): 116506-78596
Model: OYSTER (monobloc middle case, case back, crown and buttons screw)
Diameter: 40 mm
Material: Platinum 950, glossy finish
Back: Screw with Rolex fluting
Winding crown: TRIPLOCK
Crown protection: Slopes formed in the body of the case middle
Crystal: Sapphire scratchproof
Water resistance: 100 meters
Caliber: 4130, Manufacture Rolex
Accuracy: Swiss chronometer certified by the COSC (Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronometer)
Functions: Hours, minutes and seconds, small seconds at 6 o’clock Chronograph 1/8 second by center hand 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, 12-hour counter at 9 o’clock Stop-seconds for precise time setting
Regulatory Authority: Frequency: 28800 alt. / Hour (4 Hz)
Spiral PARACHROM blue paramagnetic
Rocker large variable inertia
Calibration of high precision by 4 nuts Microstella gold balance bridge through
Stones: 44 rubies
Autonomy: about 72 hours
Color: Blue ice
Counters: Lacquered dark brown edges in 18ct white gold
Applications: Key to-read Chromalight (luminescence emission of long duration)
Hands: Chromalight in 18k white gold.
Model: OYSTER (3 rows), massive mesh
Material: Platinum 950, central elements glossy, satin and shiny side elements on the sides
Clip: Clip OYSTERLOCK security folding clasp with extension quick EASYLINKTM mesh of 5 mm