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    Rolex, Ref: 6239, "Paul Newman" Cosmograph Daytona, Circa 1969
    Case: 38 mm, stainless steel, three body, screw down case back, tachymeter graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour, screw down crown, round push buttons, No. #1958339
    Dial: White, black subsidiary dials for the seconds, thirty minute and twelve hour registers, steel baton hands, outermost red 1/5th seconds scale, steel indexes with luminous dots.
    Movement: caliber 722-1, rhodium finish, 17 jewels, adjusted to three positions, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring
    Band: Stainless steel Rolex jubilee bracelet and deployant clasp stamped Rolex USA, End link # 49
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement, bracelet


    The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Ref 6239, in this aesthetic configuration, is the most original and authentic "Paul Newman" Daytona, as it is the variant owned and worn by its namesake. It features a tri-color reverse panda dial, pump pushers, and polished steel bezel.

    Coming from the family of its original owner, this highly attractive Rolex "Paul Newman" Daytona, Ref 6239, is being offered for sale, for the very first time, since it was first purchased nearly 50 years ago. Accompanied by its Rolex signed box, this completely original and unmolested 'Newman' Daytona, of rare quality, comes fresh to market.

    This presents a unique opportunity acquire a newly discovered exotic dial Ref: 6239 Daytona for the first time.






    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Ref: 6239, "Paul Newman" Cosmograph Daytona, Circa 1969
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement, bracelet
    Model: Ref: 6239
    Dial: White, black sub dials, red 1/5th seconds
    Hands; Luminous steel batons
    Metal: Stainless Steel
    Case No: 1958339
    Case Info: three body, screw down case back
    Case Width: 38mm
    Crystal: Acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex Cal. 722-1, rhodium finish, 17 jewels, adjusted to three positions, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring
    Band: Rolex Signed Jubillee "made in USA", Endlink #49
    Circa: 1969
    Condition: Case is in very good original condition with normal signs of wear. Polished tachymeter bezel is excellent condition. Original dial is superb, with all Lume dots intact and ageing consistant with the luminous hands. Movement runs, and functions properly. Service is highly recommended due to unkown service history and time stored.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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