• Lot 126

    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, original guarantee and box

    SIGNED ROLEX, COSMOGRAPH, DAYTONA, PAUL NEWMAN MODEL, REF. 6262, CASE NO. 2'553'597, MANUFACTURED IN 1970

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    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, original guarantee and box
    Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6262, case no. 2'553'597, manufactured in 1970
    Cal. 727 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, white matte dial, applied square numerals with luminous accents, luminous baton hands, outer red fifths of a second divisions on black chapter ring, three black subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, blank bezel calibrated for 200 units, screw back and screw down crown, two round chronograph buttons in the band, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    37 mm. diam.


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    With Rolex Guarantee stamped Soto-Largo Joyeros, Madrid, dated 4 December 1971 and SotoLargo SL Madrid original service guarantee dated 19 June 1976. Furthermore delivered with a green presentation box.

    Reference 6262 was introduced into the market in the late 1960s and remained in production until around 1972. Available in stainless steel, 14K and 18K gold, it was fitted with calibre 727 movement, the "non-Oyster" or "non-screw down" chronograph buttons and a blank bezel with engraved tachymetre scale. The dials featured the designations "Rolex Cosmograph" but not always the "Daytona". The so-called "exotic" Paul Newman dials also available for reference 6262 were either two-coloured white/cream and black or three-coloured, such as the present watch, with the addition of the red seconds scales.

    For detailed descriptions and illustrations of reference 6262 see Rolex Daytona - a legend is born by Carlo Pergola, Stefano Mazzariol, Giovanni Dosso, pp. 110-130, and I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, pp. 320-325.

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