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RESULTS: ROLEX DAYTONA "LESSON ONE"- GENEVA

Geneva – ROLEX DAYTONA "LESSON ONE" – a prestigious single-themed evening auction featuring 50 exceptional examples of the world's most celebrated chronograph wristwatch, totalled SFr.12,032,850 /$13,248,167 / €9,866,937, selling 100% by lot and by value.

50 lots sold

Total: SFr.12,032,850 /$13,248,167 / €9,866,937

     100% sold by lot

50 lots offered

SFr.1 = US$1.101 / €0.82

   100% sold by value

Lot  

Description

Estimate (SFr.)

Price Realised

Buyer

 

23

 

An extremely important stainless steel chronograph wristwatch. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Oyster, Daytona, ref. 6263/6239, Paul Newman model, manufactured in 1969.

200,000 - 400,000

SFr.989,000  

$1,088,889

€810,980

Anonymous

 

26

 

A highly important stainless steel chronograph wristwatch, especially made for Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said. Signed Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, ref. 6263, manufactured in 1974 and sold by Asprey to Oman.

300,000 - 600,000

SFr.785,000   

$864,285

€643,700

Anonymous

7

An extremely rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with pulsation dial. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Daytona, ref. 6239, manufactured in 1967.

120,000 - 240,000

SFr.761,000
$837,861
€624,020

Anonymous

8

A 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with black. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6239, manufactured in 1969.

80,000 - 160,000

SFr.497,000
$547,197
€407,540

Anonymous

 

34

 

A 18K gold, diamond and sapphire-set chronograph wristwatch. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, ref. 6269, manufactured in 1986.

180,000 - 360,000

SFr.461,000

$507,561

€378,020

Anonymous

 

20

 

A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch. Signed Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, Paul Newman model, ref. 6263, manufactured in 1971.

100,000 - 200,000

SFr.449,000

$494,349

€368,180

Anonymous

 

35

 

A 18K gold and diamond-set chronograph wristwatch. Signed Rolex, Oyster, Superlative Chronometer, Cosmograph, Ref. 6269/6263, manufactured in 1986.

180,000 - 360,000

SFr.425,000

$467,925

€348,500

Anonymous

 

14

 

A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with black "transitional-saucer" dial. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6262, manufactured in 1970.

60,000 - 120,000

SFr.395,000   
$434,895
€323,900

Anonymous

 

12

 

A 14K gold chronograph wristwatch. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6241, manufactured in 1969.

80,000 - 160,000

SFr.389,000
$428,289
€318,980

Anonymous

11

A very rare 14K gold chronograph wristwatch with champagne dial. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6241, manufactured in 1969.

80,000 - 160,000

SFr.377,000
$415,077
€309,140

Anonymous

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ROLEX DAYTONA
10 November 2013
Geneva

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An extremely important stainless steel chronograph wristwatch. Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Oyster, Daytona, ref. 6263/6239, Paul Newman model, manufactured in 1969.
Lot 23, Sale 4002