Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6239, circa 1963
Lot 271
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6239, circa 1963
Sold for £26,400 (US$ 44,331) inc. premium
Lot Details
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch
Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6239, circa 1963
17-jewel nickel-finished Cal.72B movement, cream matte dial with applied square hour 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 registers, tonneau water-resistant-type case with the bezel calibrated for 200 units per hour, screw back and screw-down crown, fitted stainless steel folded link bracelet No.7835, case, dial and movement signed 37mm.

Footnotes

  • The reference 6239 was produced from 1961 to 1976, the first examples having the exotic dial, the so-called "Paul Newman". They were made in 18ct yellow gold, 14ct yellow gold, and stainless steel.

    The current owner purchased this watch from Tourneau of New York in 1996.
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