Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, May 13, 2018

LOT 386

ROLEX DAYTONA REF. 6241 18K YELLOW GOLD, EXOTIC DIAL SO CALLED "PAUL NEWMAN" Very fine and very rare 18k yellow gold, manual winding chronograph.

CHF 300,000 - 500,000

HKD 2,400,000 - 4,000,000 / USD 300,000 - 500,000

Sold: CHF 389,000

Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex

Model Daytona

Reference Ref. 6241

Year 1968

Bracelet 1968 Rolex 18k yellow gold bracelet with 71 ends link. Length 170mm.

Numbers Case N. 1947374

Caliber 722-1

Dimensions 37 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

Accessories Outer box, box, various Wempe overhaul receipts, leaflet and Bucherer time test


The reference 6241 in 18k yellow gold was produced in approximately 750 pieces and according to our research about only 10% feature an exotic dial. These exotic dials on the gold versions exist with writing in the sub-dials being either gold or white. Unlike the 14kt version, the 18kt 0.750 yellow gold version shows the Swiss hallmark "Helvetia".