Important Collectors Watches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 265
Ref. 6263 “Paul Newman” Rolex, "Oyster Cosmograph Daytona," Ref. 6263. Made circa 1973. Very fine and very rare,water-resistant, stainless steelwristwatchwith black bezel, round-button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel RolexOyster bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box, certificate (nowvoid) and 3 service invoices.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, Triplock winding crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bi-color silver and black with steel square indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary black dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 13 mm.
Estimate: 60,000 USD - 90,000 USD
Estimate: 47,000 EUR - 70,000 EUR
Estimate: 70,000 CHF - 105,000 CHF
Grading system

C 3 D 3-01 M 3* AAA
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Ref. 6263 This reference was produced from 1971 to 1987 in stainless steel, 14K and 18K yellow gold; two platinum examples were specially made for the Sultan of Oman.
Important Collectors Watches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
11-12-2008
Sold including buyer's premium:
78,000 USD