Rolex Cosmograph Daytona | Chesapeake Pawn and Gun in Chesapeake Virginia
The Cosmograph was part of a long Rolex tradition in chronographs. The brand launched its first models with counters in 1933, which were often equipped with other functions on the dial such as a tachymetric scale for measuring speed, a telemetric scale to track distance, or a pulsometer to measure heart rate.
The first chronograph equipped with a waterproof Oyster case appeared in 1939. From its launch, the Cosmograph featured the Oyster case invented by Rolex in 1926 – robust and waterproof thanks to the screw-down case back and winding crown – as well as a solid metal bracelet. The watch also featured a manually wound mechanical movement reputed for its reliability and precision. No brand had yet been able to overcome the technical hurdle of producing a self-winding chronograph.
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