Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with Rolex box and papers Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6239, Circa 1966
Lot 211
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with Rolex box and papers Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6239, Circa 1966
Sold for £30,000 (US$ 50,424) inc. premium
Lot Details
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with Rolex box and papers
Cosmograph Daytona, "Paul Newman", Ref.6239, Circa 1966
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 recording, 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, together with Rolex box and papers stamped for the retailer Henry Birks & Sons of Canada, 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.
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