Lot 2264
  • 2264

ROLEX | VERY FINE AND RARE STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELETREF 6241 CASE 2372607 COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA 'PAUL NEWMAN' CIRCA 1970

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1,600,000 - 2,400,000 HKD
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Description

  • VERY FINE AND RARE STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELETREF 6241 CASE 2372607 COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA 'PAUL NEWMAN' CIRCA 1970
Movement: cal. 722 manual winding, 17 jewelsCase: stainless steel, screw-down case backBracelet/Clasp/Buckle: stainless steel Rolex bracelet and folding claspSize: 37 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximaively 180 mmSigned: case, dial and movement Accessories: Rolex Guarantee, instruction manual and presentation box

Catalogue Note

The Paul Newman reference 6241 that was released in 1966 and it has always been one of the most sought after vintage Daytonas in the market today. The appearance of the 6241 has a strong resemblance to the reference 6239 and on top of that, some Rolex connoisseurs would name these two references “twin sisters”. However, the most apparent difference between the 2 references would be the acrylic bezel and the case of the 6241 as it is 1 mm larger in diameter. In very nice and original condition, the lumes have all turned consistently to a golden orange and the dial itself is in very nice and attractive original condition. The numbers between the lugs are very crisp and easy to read without the aide of a loupe and the watch is still retaining its original guarantee.

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