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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 205

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

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER COSMOGRAPH, REF. 6263, CASE NUMBER 6'056'993, MANUFACTURED IN 1981

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    Rolex. A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with bracelet, original guarantee and box
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, ref. 6263, case number 6'056'993, manufactured in 1981
    Cal. 727 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, silvered brushed dial, applied baton numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, three subsidiary engine-turned black dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, black bezel calibrated for 200 units, screw back, screw down crown, two round screw down 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 dated 7 November 1981, Cosmograph brochure, original fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The present watch is a fine example of the celebrated Cosmograph Daytona reference 6263, preserved in very good original overall 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.