View full screen - View 1 of Lot 1. Daytona, Ref 6265 Yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet Circa 1986.
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Rolex

Daytona, Ref 6265 Yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet Circa 1986

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Rolex

Rolex

Daytona, Ref 6265 Yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet Circa 1986

Daytona, Ref 6265 Yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet Circa 1986

Rolex

Daytona, Ref 6265

Yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet

Circa 1986


Dial: champagne

Calibre: cal. 727 manual winding, 17 jewels

Movement number: 16'442

Case: 18k yellow gold, screw-down back

Case number: 9'038'295

Closure: 18k yellow gold Rolex Oyster bracelet and folding clasp

Dimensions: 37.5 mm, bracelet circumference approx. 185 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement

Box: Yes

Papers: Yes

Accessories: Rolex original paperwork, service guarantee card, two Rolex invoices, service booklet and Rolex suede travel pouch and Rolex box.

MVT: running at the time of cataloguing, the chronograph starts, stops and resets properly.

CASE: in very good overall condition, displaying strong lines, with signs of previous polishing. Hallmarks and serial numbers are defined and legible. With mild traces of oxidation to the back of the case, close to the pushers and crown. With minor ink losses to some of the tachymeter engravings mostly at 3 and 9 o'clock. The bezel displays very light surface wear. Inner caseback engraved 6265, bracelet 7205 with 71 endlinks in good overall condition with some light stretch to the links.

DIAL: in very good condition, all luminescent plots are almost intact.



The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The online condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance purposes only. The images of the lot also form part of the online condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Any reference to condition in the online condition report does not amount to a full description of condition. The online condition report may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the online condition report of the lot or shown in the online images of the lot (for example, the online condition report may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome). Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. The online condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation but rather the online condition report is a statement of subjective, qualified opinion (for example, information regarding colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact). Please also note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and wrist bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. In addition, certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot (for example, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades). For these reasons, the online condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. Prospective buyers should also refer to the Buying at Auction guide which includes important notices concerning the type of property in this sale. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species. Please be advised that wristbands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Rolex jointly introduced the references 6263 and 6265 in the early 1970s and stopped their production in 1988. While both references shared most of their design and technical attributes, the 6263 was fitted with a black bezel insert while the 6265 would showcase a bezel matching with the case material.


The present Daytona reference 6265 was manufactured in 1986. Its elegant 18k yellow gold case and bracelet are complemented by a matching dial, allowing the black registers to stand out. Serviced by Rolex in March 2018, the present timepiece bears all the luminescent plots to its very clean dial.