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FS: 1991 Rolex Daytona Ref. 16520 "Zenith" Mk. 3 Patrizzi di

FS: 1991 Rolex Daytona Ref. 16520 "Zenith" Mk. 3 Patrizzi dial

Offered at $22,500 USD We are always open to offers and trades. Please feel free to contact us at [email][/email] or by calling (213) 293-0555

This specific reference holds dearly to an evolutionary era of the Rolex Daytona Chronographs, making for a highly collectible and gorgeous timepiece built to withstand generations of use. This specific piece is a stunning example making for a perfect statement piece in a casual setting or more subtly worn under a suit for any dress occasion.

Continuing to the appeal of this specific piece is the coveted 'Patrizzi' dial, a term that indicates the discolored sub-dial rings, a feature that is the result of the use of an organic varnish that let the silver elements of the dial to oxidize over time. although one could look at this as an error in manufacturing by Rolex at teh time the 'Patrizzi' dials are becoming highly collectible and extremely desirable among the watch collecting community.

Stock # RLXDT16520
Brand Rolex
Style Daytona
Model 16520
Serial X8XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Black (Mk. 3 Patrizzi dial)
Millimeters 40
Strap Rolex Oyster 78360 Bracelet W/ 503B End Pieces


The case has previously been lightly polished but shows little signs of wear and still retains full clean lugs. The bezel remains in excellent condition showing slight wear. The original Rolex 78360 oyster bracelet w/ 503B end pieces and retains 12 links and shows light wear and minimal stretch from use. The sapphire crystal is free of any scratches or blemishes.


This stunning black Mk. 3 Patrizzi dial with the "inverted 6" at the bottom subdial has taken on a beautiful patina. The dial itself remains in excellent vintage condition with the subdials starting to take on a highly desirable "Patrizzi" color

None. The watch is running at COSC Spec.

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