Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman” 6240 wide t swiss t
Three color black dial circa 1969
Movement and functions
Manual winding cal. 722-1, three registers chronograph.
Stainless steel with screw back case, black first serie calibrated bezel.271 end links bracelet. 37 mm
Three color, black, red and white matte “Paul Newman” dial with large t swiss t inscription
One of the rarest versions of the worldwide famous Rolex Daytona “Paul Newman” is the present lot, a Rolex ref 6240, the first Daytona ever produced with screw down pushers, made in an extremely low production, more particularly in an extremely small serial range number of 1.659.xxx Rolex fitted a few
Three color scale exotic dial, renamed by collectors “Paul Newman”. This batch of watches is characterized as already stated by the very close serial number and by the same dial, with large t swiss t inscription placed at 6.
The extreme rarity of the watch makes it one of the most sought-after Paul Newman’s by collectors worldwide. Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed.