Rolex - Ref. 6240

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Lot number 
    232
  • Diameter 
    37
  • Location

Description

ROLEX, REF. 6240 "PAUL NEWMAN" COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA STEEL
Rolex, "Cosmograph, Daytona," case No. 1659499, Ref. 6240. Made circa 1967.
Very fine and extremely rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button
chronograph, registers, tachometer, anti-reflective black bezel graduated to 200 units per
hour and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet (Ref, 78350) with deployant clasp.
Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown,
tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour.
Three color black, white and red with applied black steel indexes and luminous dots,
subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/
seconds division. Luminous steel baton hands.
Cal. 722, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic
balance, adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat
balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.