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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jun 25, 2010

LOT 343

Rolex Ref. 6239 - Paul Newman Cosmograph Daytona Rolex, case No. 1695486, Ref. 6239. Made in 1967, sold on October 11th, 1969. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with steel bezel, round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by fitted box, guarantee (now void) and booklet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and winding crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 300 units per hour. D. Bicolor silver and black with applied square indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 722-1, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Approx. overall length 175 mm.

HKD 480,000 - 650,000

USD 62,000 - 85,000 / EUR 50,000 - 70,000

Sold: HKD 600,000

Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original