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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 342

    Rolex. A fine and very attractive stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with bracelet and brown dial

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER COSMOGRAPH, REF. 6263, CASE NO. 3048300, MANUFACTURED IN 1972

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    Rolex. A fine and very attractive stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with bracelet and brown dial
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, ref. 6263, case no. 3048300, manufactured in 1972
    Cal. 727 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the black dial with applied silvered baton numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, three subsidiary silvered engine-turned dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with black bezel calibrated to 200 units per hour, screw back and screw down crown, two round screw down chronograph buttons in the band, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and clasp stamped 4.70, case, dial and movement signed
    37 mm. diam.


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    The present watch is an extremely fine and rare example of the celebrated Daytona reference 6263 featuring a brown-coloured dial which over the years has changed from black to a warm chocolate brown. The watch is furthermore preserved in very good original condition.

    Reference 6263 was introduced into the market in 1971. Different versions of the model are described and illustrated in I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, pp. 328 - 335.

    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.