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Geneva, Nov 10, 2019

LOT 262

ROLEX DAYTONA REF. 6239 STAINLESS STEEL EXOTIC DIAL SO CALLED «PAUL NEWMAN»

Very fine and very rare stainless steel, manual winding chronograph.

Brand Rolex

Model Daytona

Reference 6239

Year Circa 1969

Calibre  722-1

Case No. 1781639

Bracelet Rolex stainless steel riveted bracelet (7205/71), approx. overall length 175 mm

Diameter 37 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

HKD 800,000 - 1,200,000 / USD 100,000 - 150,000

Sold: CHF 218,750


Grading System
Grade: Exceptional
Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

 The reference 6239 was the first reference to feature the so-called Paul Newman dial. The bridge stamped with 5 lines appeared in the caliber 722 and would become the standard until the end of the manual Daytona production. The stainless steel bezel used on references 6239, 6262 and 6265 were engraved and filled with black paint.