Rolex Daytona, ref. 6241 – Paul Newman – Brown Subdials!

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Year of issue: 1968

Reference number: 1968

Serial number: 2,0xxxx

Condition: worn

Status: available

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Price in US $: On request

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Ultra rare and beautiful Rolex Daytona 6241 „The Legend – PAUL NEWMAN“ in all over perfect condition with Brown Subdials All tritiumdots available and fully intact! Brown is very even! Dial and Subdials also PERFECT clear – Stepdial! 722-1 Movement Such kind of dial is also pictured in the big daytona book of Pucci Papaleo (Page 184) Box: No Papers: No Case: Steel, screwed case, plexi glass, acrylic bezel, d = 37 mm Dial: Original white Dial and Hands, Tritium Bracelet: Original oyster folded Rolexbracelet 7835/19, 271N Endlinks Condition Case: 9,5/10 Dial: 9,5/10 Bracelet: 9,5/10 Bezel: 9/10

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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.