Rolex “Paul Newman” Cosmograph Daytona Wristwatch

“Red Daytona”

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Rolex “Paul Newman” Cosmograph Daytona Wristwatch; “Red Daytona”

circa 1965; reference #6239; case #1695242; 36mm; 17 jewel cal.722 movement adjusted to three positions; bi-colour black and off-white dial with red 1/5th seconds track; stainless steel case and strap; fine condition case and dial


June 12, 2018

Estimate $120,000-$140,000

Realised: $216,000

Price Realised: $216,000

Circa 1965; reference #6239; case #1695242; 36mm; 17 jewel cal.722 movement adjusted to three positions; bi-colour black and off-white dial with red 1/5th seconds track; stainless steel case and strap.

This Rolex Cosmograph “Red Daytona” sold at Waddington’s in June 2018, was a similar model to  a Rolex Daytona (model 6239) watch formerly owned by the actor Paul Newman which was sold for US$17.75 million in October 2017.

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Donald McLean
Donald McLean

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