15 May 2006
Rolex. A fine 14K gold chronograph wristwatch with bracelet
Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Daytona, Paul Newman model, ref. 6241, circa 1970
Cal. 722-1 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the black matte dial with applied square numerals on champagne chapter ring, three engine-turned champagne subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with blank bezel calibrated for 200 units per hour, screw back and screw down crown, two round chronograph buttons in the band, 14K gold Rolex Jubilée bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
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The Daytona Paul Newman chronograph ref. 6241 in 14K gold was exclusively reserved for the North American market.
The model is described and illustrated in I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, pp. 314-317.
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.
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