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Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with bracelet
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with bracelet

SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER, COSMOGRAPH, PAUL NEWMAN MODEL, REF. 6240/6239, CIRCA 1970

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Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with bracelet Signed Rolex, Oyster, Cosmograph, Paul Newman model, Ref. 6240/6239, circa 1970 With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the white dial with applied square and luminous indexes to the outer black chapter ring, three black engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with black bezel calibrated for 200 units per hour, screw back and screw down crown, two screw down chronograph buttons in the band, together with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster riveted bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed 36 mm. diam.

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This model, reference 6240, was introduced in 1965 as being one of the first Daytona models to have screw down buttons.

A similar example of this model is illustrated in Vintage Rolex Sports Models by Martin Skeet & Nick Urul, p. 116.

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