Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel manual wind chronograph bracelet watch with Rolex Guarantee booklet stamped for the F.I.C West Store, Falkland Islands. Daytona 'Paul Newman', Ref:6239, Serial No.166***, Sold 3rd July 1971
Lot 295
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel manual wind chronograph bracelet watch with Rolex Guarantee booklet stamped for the F.I.C West Store, Falkland Islands. Daytona 'Paul Newman', Ref:6239, Serial No.166***, Sold 3rd July 1971
£40,000 - 60,000
US$ 62,000 - 94,000

Lot Details
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel manual wind chronograph bracelet watch with Rolex Guarantee booklet stamped for the F.I.C West Store, Falkland Islands. Daytona 'Paul Newman', Ref:6239, Serial No.166***, Sold 3rd July 1971
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel manual wind chronograph bracelet watch with Rolex Guarantee booklet stamped for the F.I.C West Store, Falkland Islands.
Daytona 'Paul Newman', Ref:6239, Serial No.166***, Sold 3rd July 1971
17-jewel Cal.722 manual wind chronograph movement adjusted to 3 positions and sign on the bridge, matt three colour 'exotic' dial with white engine turned white subsidiary dials with square divisions, matt-black ground with printed red 'DAYTONA' printed above the 12 hour dial, outer white border with printed red seconds and applied square hour markers, luminous filled baton hour hands and steel chronograph hand, brushed and polished steel case with fixed steel units per hour bezel, plunge pushers flanking the screw down crown, fitted Oyster link bracelet with folding clasp stamped SV11 and 271 end pieces, together with Rolex guarantee, case, dial and movement signed
37mm.

Footnotes

  • This particular watch was purchased from the F.I.C (Falklands Island Company)West Store. The residents of the Islands could order watches through the store upon special request.

    Current research shows that this is one of only a very few Rolex watches to exist that has been originally sold in the Falkland Islands.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Contacts
  1. Kate Lacey
    Specialist - Watches
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, United Kingdom W1S 1SR
    Work +44 20 7468 8301
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8370
  2. Paul Maudsley
    Specialist - Watches
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, United Kingdom W1S 1SR
    Work +44 20 7447 7412
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8370
Similar Items