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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 44

ROLEX REF. 6241 ? GOLD DAYTONA ?PAUL NEWMAN? Rolex, Cosmograph Daytona, Ref. 6241/6263. Made in the early 1970's. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, anti-reflect black bezel and an 18K yellow gold Rolex Oyster bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour, inner case back stamped with reference 6263. D. Bi-color champagne and black with applied square yellow gold indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 727, 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 14 mm. Approx. bracelet length 190 mm.

USD 80,000 - 120,000

CHF 62,000 - 92,000 / EUR 57,000 - 85,000

Sold: USD 110,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-9



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original