Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 215

ROLEX REF. 6239 ?PAUL NEWMAN? Rolex, ?Cosmograph Daytona,? case No. 1626439, Ref. 6239. Made in 1967. Sold on March, 10th 1975. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp. Accompanied by a Rolex box and guarantee (now void).

CHF 60,000 - 80,000

USD 65,000 - 87,000 / EUR 50,000 - 66,000

Sold: CHF 70,900

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 colors black, white 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. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx overall length 180 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original