Artisans De Geneve is a bespoke watch service in which they provide an exclusive service of alterations purposely made for private individuals. Each modification is made upon request by highly skilled horological experts in which a display of creativity and high-level artistry.
The base Rolex Daytona used in this challenge is model reference 116520. Use of Grade 5 titanium bezel, with an anthracite treated surface, patented technology. Skeletonized and sandblasted dial, anthracite treatment, blue and orange colour scheme. Minutes and Hours hands sandblasted at the center, polished on the outside. Sandblasted, beveled, nickel palladium finished manual-winding movement, 72H power reserve. Extra-flat titanium case back with sapphire glass.
The Rolex Daytona is a great example of the relationship between timepieces and race car driving, with its ability to provide chronograph display and multifunctional adaptations. The Mika Häkkinen edition represents just that, the legend Mika, with a Double Formula 1 world champion provided his 'personalisation' and 'philosophy' to initiate the bespoke Daytona.
Initially designed with manual winding movement, this specific watch available provides an automatic movement, making it even more unique compared to the other nineteen timepieces that were made.A spare leather strap is provided with the watch set and a metal folding clasp. Alongside this, the watch comes with all the original papers, warranty, certificate of authenticity, and specifications. The watch is unworn and comes with the time remaining on the manufacturer warranty (initially 5 years - produced early 2021).