DAYTONA PAUL NEWMAN, REFERENCE 6262 STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET CIRCA 1970
Calibre: cal. 727 manual winding, 17 jewels
Case: stainless steel Oyster, screw-down crown and back
Case number: 2'475'545
Closure: stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with integrated folding clasp
Dimensions: 36.5mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 200mm
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Rolex Guarantee dated 1971, invoice and tax papers
This exceptional Rolex Daytona Paul Newman comes with its original guarantee stamped by Bucherer, original invoice also signed by the famous retailer as well as the French tax document from when the watch accompanied the owner back to France on the day of the purchase.
This most attractive piece is fitted with an elegant panda dial that has survived in excellent and unrestored condition. The contrast of the white dial with the black subsidiary dials and outer track is striking and perfectly balanced with the warm patina of the lume plots and hands.
Furthermore, the watch is presented at auction on behalf of its original and only owner, who received it as a birthday present nearly 50 years ago, making this an extremely rare opportunity for a discerning collector to acquire a superb and very complete piece. For a technical note about the reference 6262, please refer to lot 48.