ROLEX REF. 6239 PAUL NEWMAN TROPICAL DIAL
Rolex, "Cosmograph Daytona," No. 1597173, Ref. 6239. Made circa 1967.
Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with
round- button chronograph, registers, tachometer. Accompanied by
the original hand-filled warranty and fitted box.
Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and
winding crown, tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 200 units
Bicolor off-white and black with applied black painted steel square
indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-
hour and 30-minute registers, outer red 1/5th seconds track. Luminous
steel baton hands.
Cal. 722, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber,
self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella