Rolex. A fine 18K gold waterproof chronograph wristwatch
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Rolex. A fine 18K gold waterproof chronograph wristwatch

SIGNED ROLEX, CHRONOGRAPH, MOVEMENT NO. 11'843, CASE NO. 996'945, REF. 6238, CIRCA 1965

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Rolex. A fine 18K gold waterproof chronograph wristwatch
Signed Rolex, Chronograph, movement no. 11'843, case no. 996'945, ref. 6238, circa 1965
Cal. 727 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the gilt matt dial with applied luminous baton numerals, luminous hands, outer blue tachymetre scale, three subsidiary engine-turned dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with screw back and screw down crown, two round chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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Lot Essay

Reference 6238 is the immediate predecessor of reference 6239, the first Cosmograph Daytona released by Rolex. It was made in stainless steel, 18K gold as well as a small series in 14K gold destined for the North American market.

The model is illustrated in I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, p. 290.
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