Rolex Daytona Paul Newman Black Ref 6239

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Year of issue: 1967

Reference number: 6239

Serial number: 159****

Condition: worn

Status: sold

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Price in EUR €: n/a

Watch details

An iconic watch, this Daytona model reference 6239 is presented with a black three colours dial from 1967. The watch is in good condition with a fine dial and a nice case. From its first owner in France.


Antoine Rauis

The Rolex Daytona "Paul Newman"

Due to the coolness of Mr Paul Newman italian collectors started to call his “Exotic” Daytona giving the nickname Paul Newman. From origin Rolex asked their dial maker Singer to produce a special run chronograph dials because those where not selling quite well back in the days. The successful flight to the moon with the Omega Speedmaster was working negatively for the sales of the Rolex Daytona. Due to the oil crisis made the racing imago wasn’t very populair and Rolex needed to come up with something new. Except the development by Singer of the “Exotic” dial, Rolex developed the “screw down oyster-waterproof” pusher making their Daytona Cosmograph a sales hit. Learn more about the specifics of Rolex Paul Newman dials by checking the following article: Learning to understand the exotic Paul Newman dial designs.