On April 22, 2021, Sotheby’s hosted a clock auction in Hong Kong and presented a Rolex Ref.16516 Cosmic Type Di Tongtitin Blue Stella Platepone Platinum Watch. To HK $ 8 million.
According to Sotheby’s, at the request of the then CEO Patrick Heiniger, Rolex produced 5 Platinum Platinum replica watches equipped with the Zenith Zhenli timing movement in the late 1990s. Each look is unique and has different dials, but it is equipped with El Primero Cal.4030 movement. The late Patrick Heiniger retained one and presented the remaining 4 to key business partners. Earlier, Sotheby’s auctioned off two of them, each setting a record for Di Tong’s automatic watch.
The first watch was shot 6.84 million Hong Kong dollars in October 2018.
The second watch was sold for HK $ 25.38 million in July 2020.
The first is a wedding gift for members of the Gobbi family. The family operates a retail store of the same name in Milan. This watch is equipped with a black pearl mother shell dial, and in October 2018, it made a record 6.84 million Hong Kong dollars. The second replica watch stores is fitted with a pipette dial, which was sold for HK $ 25.375 million in July 2020, setting a record for the Rolex Modern Watch auction.
The auctioned watch case number A171132, the “1998,” is engraved on the back of the table. The Qingjin Stone Plate of 2020 was also impressed with the word “1998”, and the black pearl mother shell plate carved in 2018 was engraved with “16.10.1999” (October 16, 1999). The first two use natural material dials, while the third is equipped with Tiffany Blue Stella bright paint dial.
- Case Size:40 MM
- Case Material:316 Grade Stainless Steel
- Bracelet Material:316 Grade Stainless Steel (OysterLock)
- Dial Type:Blue Arabic