Lot 104
  • 104

Rolex

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 CHF
Sold
464,500 CHF
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Description

  • A VERY RARE STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BROWN DIAL, REGISTERS AND BRACELET
    CIRCA 1969 REF 6263/6239 OYSTER COSMOGRAPH 'PAUL NEWMAN'

  • diameter 37 mm
• cal. 727 manual winding movement, 17 jewels • brown dial, white engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour register, white calibrated outer chapter ring • Oyster case with screw-down crown, chronograph pushers and case back • case, dial and movement signed • stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with folding clasp

Catalogue Note

Among the rarity of its "Paul Newman" dial, the present watch is notable for its unusual signature featuring the Oyster on the third line after Rolex and Cosmograph and for its rare discoloured dial.

A similar example is illustrated in ICronografi Rolex, La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, pp. 310,311

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