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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 20

    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, guarantee, box and brown-coloured subsidiary dials

    SIGNED ROLEX, COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA, PAUL NEWMAN MODEL, REF. 6241, CASE NO. 1'764'822, MANUFACTURED IN 1968

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    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, guarantee, box and brown-coloured subsidiary dials
    Signed Rolex, Cosmograph Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6241, case no. 1'764'822, manufactured in 1968
    Cal. 722-1 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, white matte dial, applied square numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, outer red fifths of a second divisions on black chapter ring, three engine-turned black subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, black bezel calibrated for 200 units per hour, screw back and screw down crown, two round chronograph buttons in the band, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and clasp stamped 4.69, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    With Rolex Guarantee dated 16 February 1971 stamped J. Roca Joyero, Barcelona and original fitted green presentation box.

    Purchased by the present owner in Barcelona in 1971, the present watch is preserved in unmolested, original overall condition. Its charisma is further enhanced by the fascinating colour of the subsidiary dials which over the years has changed from black to a warm chocolate brown.

    Special Notice

    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.


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