6 December 2002
Rolex. A fine and rare 18K gold water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with bracelet
Signed Rolex, Cosmograph, Daytona, Paul Newman model, Ref. 6241, circa 1966
With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the black dial with applied square and luminous numerals to the outer gilt brushed chapter ring, three gilt 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 chronograph buttons in the band, together with an 18K gold expandable Rolex Oyster bracelet and clasp, accompanied by Rolex factory service records dated 9/28/2001, contemporary Rolex service division box and polishing cloth, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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Another example of this model, reference 6241, is illustrated in Vintage Rolex Sports Models by Martin Skeet & Nick Urul, p. 113.
Examples in 18K gold are very rare.
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