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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 118

ROLEX REF. 6241 PAUL NEWMAN Rolex, "Cosmograph, Daytona," case No. 1764713, Ref. 6241. Made in 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. Accompanied by a Rolex fitted box.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour. 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. 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.

CHF 60,000 - 80,000

HKD 480,000 - 640,000 / USD 62,000 - 83,000

Sold: CHF 68,750


Grading System
Grade:

Exceptional

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01

Good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.