6239

Rolex Daytona 6239

Model 6239

First year of production: 1960

Movement: Valjoux 72B

Bezel: Solid Steel.Originally 300 units per hour, shortly changed to 200 units.

Dials: Standard (black with silver registers, or silver with black registers)Exotic (black with white registers, or cream with black registers)
This particular example was made in 1966 and is considered a “Paul Newman” Daytona:

Very rare

Water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round-button chronograph, registers, tachometer, black bezel graduated to 200 UPH and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour.

Bicolor matte black and silver with applied square indexes and luminous dots, outer red seconds track with fifth of a second divisions, guilloche silver subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers.

Luminous steel baton hands.

Diam. 37 mm

Thickness 13 mm.

Technical Details of the Rolex 6239

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