Crispy steel Rolex Daytona Cosmograph Ref 6263 from 1972

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Model: , ,

Year of issue: 1972

Reference number: 6263

Serial number:

Condition: worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: United States

Price in US $: n/a

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Crispy steel Rolex Daytona Cosmograph Ref 6263 from 1972 with silver dial, black sub dials and silver print. The luminous of the dial seems to be all intact and matching the color of the handset. The bezel insert and screed pushers are period correct.


Stephane Medam


Birth of a Horological Icon Timepiece  The myth around the iconic Rolex Daytona has spread around the world recent years. Always has the Daytona model been attached to motor racing, at first Rolex called their new Cosmograph the “Le Mans” and little later to “Daytona” when Rolex started to sponsor the well known U.S. speedway.
Cosmograph: a name that was to be the forerunner of great fortune. Actually, the choice of the name proved to be neither easy nor expected. Whilst Rolex on the one hand flirted with the car-racing world, on the other hand it could not remain unaware of the vast media attention, which at that time was surrounding the conquest of outer space.