Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2019

LOT 685

ROLEX REF. 6240, DAYTONA, ”PAUL NEWMAN»

Extremely rare and very attractive, manual wind, stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with Paul Newman dial.

Brand Rolex

Model Daytona

Reference 6240

Year Circa 1967

Calibre  722

Case No. 1658467

Bracelet Rolex oyster elastic riveted bracelet, approx. overall length 170 mm

Dimensions 37.5 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

CHF 200,000 - 400,000

HKD 1,600,000 - 3,200,000 / USD 200,000 - 400,000

Sold: CHF 353,000


Grading System
Grade:

Exceptional

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Only few example of 6240 appeared with an exotic dial and, at today, very few pieces exhibit a white 3 color “Paul Newman” dial. This dial shows an unusual large “T swiss T” appeared only on some 1.6 Million serial Daytona.