Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, May 13, 2018

LOT 392

ROLEX, REF. 6265, CHAMPAGNE DIAL, YELLOW GOLD Very fine and rare, manual wind 18k yellow gold chronograph wristwatch.

CHF 60,000 - 90,000

HKD 480,000 - 720,000 / USD 60,000 - 90,000

Sold: CHF 93,750

Grading System
Case: 2-11

Very good

Slightly worn

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex

Model Daytona

Reference Ref. 6265

Year 1979

Bracelet 18k yellow gold Rolex riveted bracelet with 71 ends link, approx. overall length 195mm.

Numbers Case N. 5953095, Movement N. 6519

Caliber 727

Dimensions 37 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

Accessories Fitted box and hang tag


The reference 6265 in 18k yellow gold was made in approximately 750 pieces. The dial is printed with "superlative Chronometer officially certified" according to the COSC movement. Movements caliber 727 selected for gold cases were sent to Bienne to be modified and refinished in order to function at Chronometer standards. Often references 6265 have 6263 casebacks or the other way around.