Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 546

ROLEX, REF. 6263 PAUL NEWMAN STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Cosmograph," case No. 2648402, Ref. 6263/6262. Made in 1969. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with black bezel, round-button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex bracelet.

CHF 220,000 - 420,000

HKD 1,760,000 - 3,360,000 / USD 220,000 - 420,000

Sold: CHF 311,000

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, Triplock winding crown, tachometer graduation on the black bezel to 200 units per hour. Bicolor ivory and black with applied steel square indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary black dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer 1/5th seconds track. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self- compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws

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Grading System
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.