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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 510

ROLEX REF. 6241 PAUL NEWMAN Rolex, ?Cosmograph, Daytona,? case No. 1767554, Ref. 6241. Made circa 1968. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with anti-reflective black tachometer bezel, round button chronograph and registers and a Rolex Ref. 7835 stainless steel Oyster folded bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor ivory and black with square steel indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary black dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/seconds division in red. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 722-1, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 165 mm.

CHF 50,000 - 80,000

HKD 415,000 - 670,000 / USD 54,000 - 86,000

Sold: CHF 108,100


Grading System
Grade:
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original