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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 336

ROLEX REF. 6238 PRE-DAYTONA, SILVER SUNBURST DIAL Rolex, Geneve. Case No.974239, Ref. 6238. Made in 1963. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer with a stainless steel Rolex buckle.

Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back and Oyster crown. Silvered 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. Cal. 72B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating overcoil balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 18,000 - 30,000

HKD 140,000 - 230,000 / CHF 17,000 - 28,000

Sold: USD 28,750

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.