Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 151

ROLEX REF. 6264 PAUL NEWMAN STEEL Rolex, "Cosmograph, Daytona," case No. 2425681, Ref. 6264. Made circa 1968. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with anti-reflective black tachometer bezel, round button chronograph, registers and a Rolex stainless steel Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box, service pouch, service guarantee dated 09/24/2013 and service invoice.

USD 50,000 - 70,000

HKD 390,000 - 545,000 / CHF 48,000 - 67,000

Sold: USD 90,000

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, tachometer graduation on the black 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 1/5th seconds track. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 722, 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.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 200 mm.