Rolex. A very fine and rare stainless steel chronograph manual wind bracelet watch Cosmograph Daytona, Paul Newman model, Ref:6241, Case No.1767378, Circa 1964
Lot 814
Rolex. A very fine and rare stainless steel chronograph manual wind bracelet watch Cosmograph Daytona, Paul Newman model, Ref:6241, Case No.1767378, Circa 1964
Sold for HK$ 375,000 (US$ 48,377) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Rolex. A very fine and rare stainless steel chronograph manual wind bracelet watch
Cosmograph Daytona, Paul Newman model, Ref:6241, Case No.1767378, Circa 1964
17-jewel Cal.722-1 position adjusted manual winding movement adjusted to 3 positions, shock resistant suspension to monometallic balance, dial with cream minute ring with black dot and luminous chapters between red five minute and seconds divisions, polished steel hands with luminous inserts, cream subsidiary dials for running seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers in the black centre of the dial, brushed and polished stainless steel case with screwed down case back stamped C.R.S inside, two round chronograph pushers in the band, Twinlock crown, Oyster 78350 bracelet with deployant clasp, together with fitted box, case, dial, movement and bracelet signed
37mm.

Footnotes

  • 勞力士 罕有 Paul Newman型號 精鋼男裝計時手動上鏈碼表 約1964年

    The Rolex Cosmograph, introduced in 1961, was the first new chronograph model released after the death of Rolex founder, Hans Wilsdorf in 1960. The watch is also known as the Daytona, after the famous car racing track, and rapidly gained a following in the racing community.

    With the Cosmograph model, Rolex also offered an optional dial that had subsidiary dials which featured square markers. Italian collectors quickly nicknamed this exotic dial 'the Paul Newman Daytona'. The origin of the name can be traced back to the actor, Paul Newman who wore the watch during the filming of the movie Winning and continued to do so in his private life.
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