It was heavily underestimated when it was released in 1963, and it wasn't until its second wave 25 years later (the first time it was installed with an auto-winding movement, albeit an outsourced one) that it began to evolve along the lines of its current state. Today it is into its third age, with a caliber built by Rolex replica watches and the modern steel-cased, ceramic-bezeled models are the most sought-after fake watches money can't buy. The brand grants their network of retailers one or maybe two each to sell annually and that miserly supply has seen waiting lists begin to stretch off far into the future. Those who want to jump the queue and buy through independent retailers often pay an unbearable price for their troubles. Luckily, there are still relative bargains to be had on the way to Daytona ownership. Those models from the middle generation, commonly called the Zenith Daytonas (the movement was a heavily reworked version of the El Primero from Swiss manufacturer Zenith) have so much to offer at an attainable price. The most affordable are actually the Rolesor pieces, Rolex's name for their own blend of steel and gold. The ref. 116523 features a stainless steel case topped with a yellow gold tachymeter bezel, on an Oyster bracelet which is similarly half and half. Dials come in many different colors, including black, white, champagne, blue, grey and even mother-of-pearl. The bi-color metal look is one coming right back into vogue at the moment, and the popular replica watch is the amazing opportunity to join an elite club; those who own one of the most fabled chronographs of all time.