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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, February 22, 2014

LOT 226

ROLEX REF. 6239 COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA STEEL Rolex Cosmograph, Daytona, case No. 1781577, Ref. 6239. Made circa 1967. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, steel bezel graduated to 200 UPH and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a box and service papers.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, tachometer on the bezel graduated to 200 units per hour, case back engraved with a dedication. Bicolor black and silver with applied faceted steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary silver guilloche dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 722, 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.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, tachometer on the bezel graduated to 200 units per hour, case back engraved with a dedication.
D. Bicolor black and silver with applied faceted steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary silver guilloche dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands.
M. Cal. 722, 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.

HKD 140,000 - 180,000

USD 18,000 - 23,000 / CHF 16,000 - 21,000

Sold: HKD 175,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-17-01

Good

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length 170 mm.