11 May 2009,
Price Realised CHF 25,000
Estimate CHF 20,000 - CHF 30,000
Rolex. A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with black dial
Signed Rolex, Cosmograph Daytona, ref. 6239, case no. 1'428'704, manufactured in 1966
Cal. 72B nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, black matte dial, applied baton numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, outer fifths of a second divisions, three engine-turned silvered dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, blank bezel calibrated for 200 units, screw back, 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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Different versions of reference 6239 are described and illustrated in I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, pp. 296 - 303, and in 100 Superlative Rolex Watches by John Goldberger, pp. 238 and 242 - 251.
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