The present watch is an extremely fine and rare example of the celebrated Daytona reference 6263 featuring a brown-coloured dial which over the years has changed from black to a warm chocolate brown. The watch is furthermore preserved in very good original 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.