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SALE NO.HKS2619-2
2 April 2019
Important Watches



Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Lot 2445
A Fine Stainless Steel Chronograph Mechanical Bracelet Wristwatch with Tachymeter, Cosmograph Daytona, Ref. 6265, CIRCA 1971



Literature
Movement : Manual, cal. 727, 17 jewels, signed Dial : Silvered dial with baton indexes, outer minute and 1/5 second division, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers, signed Case : Stainless steel case with bezel calibrated for 200 units per hour, screw-down crown and chronograph pushers, signed Strap / Buckle : Stainless steel Oyster bracelet with Rolex folding clasp Diameter 37 mm, approximate length 170 mm



Remarks
Launched in 1963, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona was designed to meet the demands of professional racing drivers with a highly reliable chronograph and bezel with tachymetric scale. It also became one of the most revolutionary and iconic models in the wristwatch history during the 20th century. The ref. 6265 was only produced during 1970-1987, Compared to its predecessor 6240, the watch is equipped with an updated calibre Valjoux 727, which is sped up to 21,600 beats per hour and improves the timing performance. Due to its rarity both in configurations and quantities, the ref. 6265 remains iconic and is highly sought after by collectors.



Estimate :
HK$ 620,000 - 720,000
USD 79,037 - 91,785



Sold :
HK$ 767,000
USD 97,776

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