Rolex. A fine stainless steel manual wind chronograph bracelet watch Cosmograph, Ref:6239, Serial No.1463***, Circa 1965
Lot 199
Rolex. A fine stainless steel manual wind chronograph bracelet watch
Cosmograph, Ref:6239, Serial No.1463***, Circa 1965
Sold for £13,125 (US$ 22,301) inc. premium
Lot Details
Rolex. A fine stainless steel manual wind chronograph bracelet watch
Cosmograph, Ref:6239, Serial No.1463***, Circa 1965
17-jewel Cal.72B manual wind chronograph movement adjusted to 3 positions, matt black dial with applied baton hour markers and outer printed running seconds, baton hands with luminous inserts and white tipped chronograph hand, sunken engine turned silvered subsidiary dials for running seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour recording, brushed and polished case with screw on back, round twin push buttons flanking the screw down Oyster crown, fitted 78350 19 Oyster link bracelet and signed folding clasp, case, dial and movement signed
36mm.

Footnotes

  • The reference 6239 was the very first model of the celebrated "Daytona" series available in stainless steel, 14ct and 18ct gold the reference 6239 was the firm's first chronograph with the tachymetre scale engraved on the bezel and the subsidiary dials printed in a different colour than the main dial for better readability.

    For detailed descriptions and illustrations of the dial and bezel variations of reference 6239 see Rolex Daytona - a legend is born by Carlo Pergola, Stefano Mazzariol, Giovanni Dosso, pp.44 - 61.
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