Rolex. A fine stainless steel chronograph bracelet watch with tachymeter bezelCosmograph Daytona, Ref:6263, Case no. 5503357, circa 1978
Lot 104¤
Rolex. A fine stainless steel chronograph bracelet watch with tachymeter bezelCosmograph Daytona, Ref:6263, Case no. 5503357, circa 1978
Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
Rolex. A fine stainless steel chronograph bracelet watch with tachymeter bezel
Cosmograph Daytona, Ref:6263, Case no. 5503357, circa 1978
17-jewel Cal. 727 manual winding two button chronograph movement adjusted to temperature and position, shock resistant suspension to monometallic, balance, silvered dial with fifth seconds ring enclosing applied baton numerals with luminous fill, black subsidiary dials for 30-minute and 12-hour registers and continuous seconds, polished hands with luminous fill, screw back tonneau case with black tachymeter bezel, screw down chronograph buttons and crown, Oyster 78350 bracelet with deployant clasp, accompanied by a display box, case, dial and movement signed. 37mm

Footnotes

  • Portland Oregon native, Monte Shelton is one of the most accomplished race car drivers in the state's history. Shelton began racing in 1960 and has competed in more than 600 events during a driving career that spans more than four decades. He won the Portland Rose Cup an unprecedented six times and finished second seven times. He also is a two-time winner of the Six Hours at Watkins Glen. He drove eleven times in the 24 Hours of Daytona and took third in 1979. He also raced seven years in the Trans-Am series, scoring five wins, with three second-place finishes and two third-place showings.
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