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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 507

ROLEX REF. 6239 PAUL NEWMAN STEEL Rolex, Cosmograph Daytona, case No. 1782219, Ref. 6239. Made in 1968. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and winding crown, tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor off-white and black with applied square steel 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 185 mm

CHF 55,000 - 75,000

HKD 460,000 - 580,000 / USD 59,000 - 75,000

Sold: CHF 108,100

Grading System
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched