ROLEX REF. 116598
DIAMOND AND COGNAC
SAPPHIRE LEOPARD YELLOW GOLD
Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer,
Officially Certified, Cosmograph Daytona," case No.
K594774, Ref. 116598. Made circa 2001.
Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold,
diamond and cognac sapphire-set wristwatch with round
button chronograph, registers, special diamond-set
leopard dial, leopard strap and an 18K yellow gold Rolex
Fliplock deployant clasp.
Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, the bezel set
with 36 baguette cognac sapphires, hooded lugs set with
48 white diamonds, screwed-down case back, crown and
buttons, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown
guard, sapphire crystal.
Leopard skin effect with applied yellow gold and
diamond-set square indexes, Arabic quarter-hour
numerals, guilloche subsidiary dials for the seconds, the
12-hour and 30-minute registers. Yellow gold and black
Cal. 4130, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration,
31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic
balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock absorber,
self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring,
Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.