Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
LOT 153
ROLEX REF. 6239 PAUL NEWMAN BLACK DIAL STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Cosmograph," No. 1782140, Ref. 6239. Made in 1964. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round-button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet (Ref. 78350). Accompanied by a fitted box and a service estimate document from Rolex Watch U.S.A, Inc. dated November 8, 2013.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, Triplock winding crown, tachometer graduation on the black bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor off-white and black with applied black painted steel square indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary white dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer red 1/5th seconds track. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 722-1, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed.
Estimate: 70,000 USD - 100,000 USD
Estimate: 545,000 HKD - 775,000 HKD
Estimate: 67,000 CHF - 95,000 CHF
Grading system

C 3 D 3-01 M 3*
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DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.
Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
11-12-2013
Sold including buyer's premium:
93,750 USD