Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 19, 2022

LOT 121

ROLEX
REF. 6241, CHRONOGRAPH, MINUTE AND HOUR COUNTERS, BLACK DIAL, “OYSTER” BRACELET; “COSMOGRAPH” “DAYTONA”; STAINLESS STEEL

EUR 37,000 - 57,000

USD 39,000 - 60,000 / HKD 306,000 - 472,000 / CHF 37,300 - 58,000

Sold: EUR 54,600

A very fine and rare, stainless steel, manual-winding, “tonneau”-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, “Oyster” winding-crown, black colour dial with silver colour recorders, subsidiary seconds at 9, chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped screwed push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated on the "Epoxy" insert stainless steel bezel for 200 units per hour), half-instantaneous 30-minute counter, 60-minute counter.


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-1

Very good

As new

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model “Cosmograph” “Daytona”

Reference 6241

Year circa 1970

Case No. 2 371 151

Material stainless steel

Bracelet stainless steel Rolex "Oyster" riveted bracelet with deployant clasp (Ref. 7205; dated 3/69

Diameter Ø 39 mm

Length 185 mm. (approx.)

Caliber 722-1

Length 185 mm. (approx.)

Weight 75.9 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories repair invoice (by Rolex)

Notes

Rolex, “Daytona”

In 1963, the first “Cosmograph” introduced into Rolex’s collection was launched. In 1964, Rolex joined the French races “Le Mans” and also with the famous American car circuit “Daytona”. The “Cosmograph” was first marketed under the name “Le Mans”, but Rolex very quickly opted for the name “Daytona”. This is the beginning of a legendary adventure ...!