Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
LOT 319
ROLEX REF. 6239 PAUL NEWMAN STEEL Rolex, Cosmograph Daytona, case No. 2002708, Ref. 6239. Made in 1968. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp. Accompanied by Rolex service papers dated September 19th, 2005.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and winding crown, tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor off-white and black with applied square steel indexes and luminous dots, outer red 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary guilloch dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. 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. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx overall length 195 mm.
Estimate: 50,000 USD - 70,000 USD
Estimate: 47,000 CHF - 65,000 CHF
Estimate: 40,000 EUR - 55,000 EUR
Grading system

C 2 D 2-01 M 2*
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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
13-12-2012
Sold including buyer's premium:
68,500 USD