5 June 2003
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch
Signed Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, Paul Newman model, Ref. 6263/6239, circa 1968
With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the white dial with applied square indexes and luminous accents to the outer black and white 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 round screw down chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
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Examples of this model, reference 6263, are illustrated in Vintage Rolex Sports Models by Martin Skeet & Nick Urul, p. 116.
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