Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Yellow Rolesor 116503 Series

The Rolex Daytona Yellow Rolesor 116503 was launched in 2016 as an evolution of Reference 116523.

In 2016, Rolex launched 10 models of reference 116503 Yellow Rolesor Cosmograph Daytona. All of them feature 40mm diameter Oystersteel case with yellow gold bezel, crown and chronograph push-buttons. Depending upon the version, the dial comes with diamond-set or lumed hour markers.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Reference 116503-0004

The tachymeter bezel in 18K yellow gold has black scale and digits. The middle links of the Oyster type bracelet are in 18K yellow gold while the outer-links in Oyster steel.

All references from the Daytona Yellow Rolesor 116503 family are powered by the in-house developed Rolex Calibre 4130.

The Rolex 116503 Daytona series launched in 2016 included white, grey, champagne, mother of pearl and dark-blue dial versions.

(1) Reference 116503-0001: White dial with yellow gold hands; Applied hour-markers with Chromalight; White sub-dials with yellow gold outer track with black details; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Reference 116503-0002

(2) Reference 116503-0002: Grey dial with yellow gold hands; Applied hour-markers with Chromalight; Grey sub-dials with yellow gold outer track with black details; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight.

(3) Reference 116503-0003: Champagne color dial with yellow gold hands; Applied hour-markers with Chromalight; Champagne color sub-dials with yellow gold outer track with black details; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight.

(4) Reference 116503-0004: Black dial with yellow gold hands; Applied hour-markers with Chromalight; Black sub-dials with gold details; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight.

(5) Reference 116503-0005: White dial with diamond-set hour-markers and yellow gold hands; White sub-dials with yellow gold outer track with black details; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight.

(6) Reference 116503-0006: Champagne-colour dial with diamond-set hour-markers and yellow gold hands; Yellow gold sub-dials with yellow gold hands and black details; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona Reference 116503-0006

(7) Reference 116503-0007: White Mother of pearl dial with diamond-set hour-markers and yellow gold hands, Hour and minute hands with Chromalight.

(8) Reference 116503-0008: Black dial with diamond-set hour-markers and yellow gold hands, Hour and minute hands with Chromalight; Black sub-dials with gold hands, inner-ring and outer ring.

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Reference 116503-0008

(9) Reference 116503-0009: Brown Mother of pearl dial with diamond-set hour-markers and yellow gold hands; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight; Yellow gold sub-dials with yellow gold hands.

(10) Reference 116503-0010: Dark blue dial with yellow gold Arabic numeral hour-markers; Yellow gold hour, minute and seconds hands; Hour and minute hands with Chromalight; Dark blue sub-dials with red hands, red inner-ring and yellow gold outer ring.

In 2021, Rolex added a new Daytona Yellow Rolesor watch with a black dial and diamond-set hour markers (reference 116503-0011).

Among the 10 references introduced in 2016, seven were discontinued. In addition to the newly released ref. 116503-0011, the other Yellow Rolesor Daytona models currently produced by Rolex are 116503-0001, 116503-0003 and 116503-0004.

Note: Data as on 01 August 2022