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Non-Panerai Question for watch collectors

klam808
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March 11th, 2017, 6:48 pm #1

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
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11years
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March 11th, 2017, 10:33 pm #2

If you are buying hoping for "appreciation" as you say....I wouldn't buy either. Personally, I prefer the white dial, but can't imagine either one will appreciate because they seem to be on track to making plenty of them.
Buy one if you like it, or move on
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philmickfan
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March 11th, 2017, 11:48 pm #3

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
White dial always seems to be in more demand.
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jldb1976
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March 12th, 2017, 1:16 am #4

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
....but I wouldn't be buying either at anything other than retail price. This is a regular production watch. People are paying premiums only to skip the line, not because this is something collectible or (in the long run) limited.
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JohnCoburn
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March 12th, 2017, 2:29 am #5

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
I think the white dial Daytona is spectacular and very versatile. It it the only white dial I own.

Oh and the most comfortable Watch I have ever worn.

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hiroshikato1
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March 12th, 2017, 3:04 am #6

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
neither. But with a 116500, white for sure. Why? Because the white dial 116500 is reminiscent of the 16250 Zenith Daytonas and those are, IMHO the best looking modern Daytonas.
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joost_H
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March 12th, 2017, 6:46 am #7

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
If you want a daytona that appreciates in value, get a Zenith Daytona 16520 early white or black patrizzi
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mreynoldsuk
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March 12th, 2017, 10:31 am #8

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
but as mentioned, buy neither with any expectation of appreciation. The ceramic Daytona's have the potential for a small return, but only due to a waiting list that's now quoted 7 years!! These are regular production models, Rolex is not meeting the demand but I wouldn't pay over the odds for one, as beautiful as they are.
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fullcourt1
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March 13th, 2017, 12:31 am #9

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
good luck with your quest....
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klam808
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March 13th, 2017, 2:12 am #10

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
I guess it's a slow watch market...dealer also has batman GMT in stock and a great condition non ceramic sea-dweller. Now I'm really not sure what to get.
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frendrick
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March 13th, 2017, 2:29 am #11

If it's above retail, you might wanna consider the WG white panda dial daytona. very good price for secondary market.I think you can have preowned one about the same price with the premium priced brand new SS DaytonaC, but hey it's WG and it weighs beautiful. the leather strap version will cost much less and I think a very understated PM watch.
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Pam673
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March 13th, 2017, 3:43 am #12

I have a chance to buy either a white dial or black dial stainless steel Daytona. Both in similar condition and with box and papers. Which do you think will appreciate more, is more rare, and has more link to vintage versions? These two are the modern steel versions before Rolex came out with the ceramic bezel Daytona. Thanks in advance for your comments.
Depending on where you are geographically located.

Traditionally black dial is much more sought after in Asia. Though with the new ceramic bezel version the white dial is just as popular.

Why are you looking at value? Are you looking to resale further down the line? If so get the black dial otherwise just get the one you like best.
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