Rolex Daytona Ref.6239 Paul Newman

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Model: , ,

Year of issue: 1970

Reference number: 6239

Serial number: 187xxxx

Condition: worn

Status: available

Dealer country: Italy

Price in US $: On request

Watch details

Rolex Daytona Ref. 6239 "Paul Newman", beautiful iconic chrono, unpolished case, dial with signs of age. Manual winding, Cal. 722. With original box and papers.


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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.