Year of manufacture1970
ROLEX REF. 6238 PRE-DAYTONA WITH TROPICAL TRANSITIONAL 6234 DIAL STEEL
Rolex, Geneve. Case No. 866302, Ref. 6238. Made in 1961.
Very fine and rare, water-resistant, manual winding, stainless steel wristwatch with round button
chronograph, registers and tachometer with a stainless steel Rolex Ref. 7835 folded bracelet.
Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back and
Tropical brown with applied steel dart indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds,
the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer 1/5th seconds/minutes division. Luminous steel
Cal. 72A, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted
to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating breguet balance spring.