Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 27, 2011

LOT 525

Rolex - Ref. 6239 - Paul Newman - Cosmograph - Daytona Rolex, ?Cosmograph Daytona,? case No. 923437, Ref. 6239. Made circa 1963. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with steel bezel, round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex buckle.

CHF 40,000 - 50,000

USD 40,000 - 50,000 / EUR 30,000 - 40,000

Sold: CHF 69,700

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and winding crown, tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 300 units per hour. D. Three black,silver and red with applied square black indexes and luminous dots, outer red 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 free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original