Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

New York - The Fuller Building, Mar 28, 2007

LOT 226

"Steel Ref. 6239" Rolex, "Cosmograph", Ref. 6239/6238. Made in the early 1960s. Very fine, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, steel bezel graduated to 300 units per hour and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

USD 15,000 - 20,000

EUR 11,000 - 15,000

Sold: USD 41,300

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel. D. Bicolor matte silver and black with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel "baton" hands. M. Cal. 72 B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original