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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 534

ROLEX, REF. 6263 PAUL NEWMAN, TROPICAL OUTER TRACK Rolex, ?Oyster Cosmograph,? No. 2648400, Ref. 6263/6239. Made in 1971. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with black bezel, round-button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Ref. 78350 Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box and booklet. Property of the original family

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, Triplock winding crown, tachometer graduation on the black bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bi-color ivory and black with applied steel square indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary black dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, tropical outer minute/seconds track. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 727, 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 13 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.

CHF 65,000 - 85,000

USD 70,000 - 93,000 / EUR 53,000 - 70,000

Sold: CHF 212,500


Grading System
Grade:
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-10-01

Very good

Patinated

HANDS Original