50th ROLEX COSMOGRAPH DAY­TONA

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Ar­guably the most sought-af­ter timepiece from the world’s most fa­mous watch brand, the Rolex Cosmograph Day­tona has aged in­cred­i­bly well. In fact, save for some mi­nor tweaks – such as the re­lo­ca­tion of its tachymeter scale from the dial to the bezel, and its var­i­ous per­mu­ta­tions in ma­te­rial and colours – lit­tle has changed about the watch. In­spired by the car rally of the same name and pow­ered by Rolex’s high-pre­ci­sion in­house move­ment, the Cosmograph Day­tona still com­mands a long wait­ing list af­ter 50 years. Among its most fa­mous own­ers is late ac­tor Paul New­man, whose wife Joanne Woodward gifted him the watch when he took up au­to­mo­bile rac­ing. This year’s mile­stone ver­sion is pos­si­bly its aes­thet­i­cally bold­est yet, flaunt­ing a strik­ing

ice-blue dial and choco­late bezel, paired with a plat­inum case and bracelet.

Leg­endary race car driver Sir Mal­colm Camp­bell was Rolex’s first ambassador and one of the in­spi­ra­tions be­hind

the Cosmograph Day­tona Cosmograph Day­tona 42mm plat­inum case, match­ing bracelet, and

Rolex 4130 chrono­graph cal­i­bre au­to­matic move­ment

Late ac­tor Paul New­man was a Rolex Day­tona fan who wore the watch

in his films and pub­lic ap­pear­ances

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