Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 212

ROLEX REF. 6238 PRE-DAYTONA Rolex, "Oyster, Chronograph", case No.1007749, Ref. 6238. Made in 1964. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster expanding bracelet and deployant clasp.

CHF 15,000 - 25,000

USD 16,000 - 27,000 / EUR 12,000 - 20,000

Sold: CHF 19,375

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Silver with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer 1/5th seconds/minutes division. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 72B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness. 14 mm. Approx. overall length 160 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01



HANDS Original