Rolex is an interesting brand of watches, and there is a lot to know about its specific luxury watches. Here we will discuss the Rolex Daytona watch.
This is the official name for Rolex Daytona watches, and it can be found under the Rolex logo and name at noon.
Added to the dials in the early 1960s, along with “Cosmograph,” shortly after Rolex became the official timekeeper at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida. It can be big above the 6-o’clock sub dial, small under “Cosmograph,” or almost invisible. The term “Daytona” has largely replaced the term “Cosmograph” in everyday use, so referring to these as “Cosmo graphs” may seem strange to those in the know.
Threaded (Screw-Down) Pushers:
The chronograph activators (pushers) have a threaded locking mechanism that improves the watch’s waterproofness. Many people prefer unthreaded pushers for aesthetic, practical, or collecting purposes, even though they are technically superior. Dial with a contrasting outer second’s track and an art deco geometric font on the sub-dials. Singer created the clock, which Rolex referred to as an “exotic dial” at the time.
The more conventional Rolex dial, with applied markers and sub-dial markings, is more subdued.
Versions with a wide red “Daytona” over the 6-o’clock sub-dial are referred to as “Big Red” by some collectors. A dial with red markings isn’t a Paul Newman dial.
Rolex soon reintroduced the red dial after removing it from the Rolex Daytona in the early 1970s. These dials with the revived red are known as Musketeer dials by collectors because they have three colors: white, red, and black. Thus, a Musketeer dial is a three-color dial that is referred to by some as a Musketeer dial. A Sigma dial may add value to a Daytona or other Rolex that is otherwise normal production run.
In 1988, the term “Cosmograph” was separated from the other three lines of text above it by a gap. These so-called “Floating” dials are a little more uncommon than the dials that came after them, and they can fetch a little more money. Floating dials aren’t seen on all Daytonas from this period, but they’re not uncommon.
Inverted 6: From the late 1980s to about 2000, a small number of Daytonas had the six on the 6-o’clock sub-dial inverted, making it read 9. The inverted 6 has the potential to increase the watch’s price significantly.