Lot 227
  • 227

Rolex

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 CHF
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Description

  • A RARE AND UNUSAL STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH REGISTERS AND BRACELET
    REF 6263 CASE 5503624 COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA CIRCA 1978
  • Stainless steel
  • diameter 37 mm bracelet circumference 175 mm
• cal. 727 manual winding nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels • matte black dial, applied baton and luminescent dot numerals, three gilt engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30-minute, and 12-hour registers • stainless steel brushed and polished Oyster case, black bezel calibrated to 200 units, screw-down crown, chronograph pushers, and back • case, dial and movement signed • with a stainless steel Oyster bracelet

Catalogue Note

This extremely interesting piece features a rarely seen combination of a stainless steel case and bracelet with a gold dial and hands.

The watch was bought in this configuration in 1979. It was kept and cherished until today by its first and only owner who confirmed the information. Furthermore, the watch, in beautiful condition, was carefully maintained by Rolex over the years and the manufacture has always accepted the watch and its combination as authentic and original.

Released circa 1972 the Daytona reference 6263 featuring an Oyster case with screw-down back, crown and chronograph buttons and fitted with a black acrylic calibrated bezel remained in production until circa 1987.
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