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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 272

ROLEX REF 6239 COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA TROPICAL DIAL Rolex, "Cosmograph Daytona" case No. 1083522, Ref. 6239. Made in 1964. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a Rolex Ref. 7205 riveted bracelet with deployant clasp.

Three-body, polished and brushed, tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 300 units per hour, screwed-down case back and winding crown. Bicolor silver and black/brown with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary guilloche dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 72B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

CHF 25,000 - 35,000

HKD 215,000 - 300,000 / USD 28,500 - 40,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-7-8-01



Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length 172 mm.