Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 99

Rolex, Oyster, "Cosmograph Daytona", so-called "Paul Newman", Ref. 6263 with anti-reflect black bezel. Produced in the 1970's, retailed by Cartier.Very fine and extremely rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and an 18K yellow gold Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a certificate of controlling and overhal by Cartier.

USD 50,000 - 60,000

EUR 45,000 - 54,000

Sold: USD 57,500

C. three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, tachometer graduation on the anti-reflect bezel to 200 units per hour. D. bicolor black and matte gold with applied black square indexes and tritium-coated dots, auxiliary dials for the seconds, the 12 hour and 30 minute registers. "Bâton" tritium-coated yellow gold hands. M. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock-absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 37 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original