Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 6239 circa 1968

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Model: , ,

Year of issue: 1968

Reference number: 6239

Serial number:

Condition: worn

Status: sold

Dealer country: Switzerland

Price in EUR €: n/a

Watch details

The watch comes with a service invoice from 2014

Dealer

Laurent Ponti

DAYTONA BEACH 1960

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.