Rolex Panda Daytona 116500

Buyers guide to the Rolex Panda Daytona

The Rolex Panda Daytona is a famous and iconic Rolex because of its simplistic design and colours that resemble a Panda. In this blog, we will cover the value, features and investment potential and collectability of the Rolex Panda Daytona.

Features of a Rolex Panda Daytona

The Rolex Panda Daytona is a chronograph watch that allows for precise timekeeping for racing it functions as a stop watch. Click here to learn more about the features of the Rolex Daytona. The Panda is the most iconic Rolex of them all. It features a crisp white dial with three black sub-dials resembling the mouth and eyes of a panda. This dial, when paired with the Oyster steel bracelet and case, makes one of the most sought-after Rolex configurations, as it is so versatile it will suit anyone with any outfit on any occasion.

The movement of a Rolex Panda Daytona

The 40mm case houses a calibre 4130, A self-winding chronograph with 72-hour power reserve and 2 seconds precision. This movement is home to 44 Jewels and 201 parts that produce 28,800 vibrations per hour. Previously the Daytona featured a 4030 based on a zenith movement, and watches with these movements may be more appealing to some collectors. 

The recent changes to the Rolex Panda Daytona

The Rolex Panda Daytona has recently undergone some minor design changes as of the 27th of March and the reference has been updated from 116500 to 126500. Click here to read more about the design changes.

Collectability and investment potential of the Rolex Panda Daytona

Due to the extensive history of Rolex Panda Daytonas, demand and design could make for a perfect collectable, not to mention a watch. The Panda Daytona is widely recognised by Rolex fans and watch enthusiasts, and there's no doubt that it will remain a prestigious watch in both design and performance for centuries to come. Now, from an investment aspect, the Rolex Panda Daytona can be a fantastic watch, given that you buy a complete and original set at the right price. That said, we cannot guarantee any increase or decrease in value; however, Rolex's are a great store of value, and some models, such as the Rolex Panda Daytona, have fantastic potential as an investment watch. Click here to learn more about investing in watches.

The value of a Rolex Panda Daytona

The Panda Daytona can be considered as of the most profitable watches to get from an authorised dealer. It has a retail value of £12,700 and a value on the grey market close to £29,000. The Rolex Panda Daytona is so sought after that most people will be laughed out of authorised dealers after requesting one.

Buy, sell or trade

If you are interested in purchasing a Rolex Panda Daytona, we always stock one at our office in Hatton Garden. Alternatively, if you are looking to sell your Rolex Panda Daytona click here to get same day quote. We always offer fair market value and instant payment for your Rolex Panda Daytona. Feel free to contact us with any questions or queries regarding selling, buying or part-exchanging your Rolex Daytona.

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