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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces...

Geneva, Nov 10, 2019

LOT 465

ROLEX, REF. 6238, PRE-DAYTONA CHRONOGRAPH

A fine, manual wind, stainless steel chronograph wristwatch.

Brand Rolex

Model Chronograph

Reference 6238

Year circa 1964

Calibre  72B

Case No. 1007695

Bracelet Stainless steel Rolex buckle

Diameter 36 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

Accessories Fitted box

CHF 25,000 - 35,000

HKD 200,000 - 280,000 / USD 25,000 - 35,000

Sold: CHF 27,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-9-01

Good

Scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

 According to our research, the reference 6238 in steel was made in approximately 3600 examples. It is interesting to highlight how the tachometer is graduated from 1000 units per hour on the 6238, while the external bezels start from 200 units per hour. The 6238 is equipped with 72B caliber and all examples are numbered. Due to its aesthetics, the 6238 is one of the most elegant sport chronographs.