Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch together with original Rolex guarantee, fitted box and instructions Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6262/6263, Circa 1970, Sold September 1976
Lot 265
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch together with original Rolex guarantee, fitted box and instructions Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6262/6263, Circa 1970, Sold September 1976
Sold for £36,000 (US$ 58,103) inc. premium

Lot Details
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch together with original Rolex guarantee, fitted box and instructions
Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6262/6263, Circa 1970, Sold September 1976
17-jewel nickel-finished Cal.727 lever movement, cream matte dial with applied square markers on outer black chapter ring with fifths of a second divisions, luminescent hands, three engine-turned black subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour recording polished case with the bezel calibrated for 200 units per hour, screw back and screw-down crown, fitted stainless steel folded link bracelet No.7835, together with the original Rolex green leather-covered box, guarantee and instructions, case, dial and movement signed
37mm.

Footnotes

  • The reference 6262 was introduced at the end of the 1960's, it featured the more precise caliber 727 movement. Rolex continued its production until circa 1972.

    This watch was purchased new in 1976 by the current owner and has never been offered at auction before.
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