- Rue Marbeuf - Paris

On Request

It is certainly the most sought after watch in the world.

The Rolex Cosmograph created in 1963 by Hans Wilsdortf founder of the brand with the crown is a chronograph of pilots who thanks to its tachymeter bezel allows them to calculate an average speed.

His name is taken from the famous racing circuit where speed records are set.

This masterpiece is sacred by Paul Newman and Jean Paul Belmondo who bring it to the city as on screen. Newman's personal watch reached the world record in auction sales in 2017 for $ 17 million.

The proposed model is a reference Daytona 6265 Big Red (Daytona writing in large red) from 1980.

It is a round steel case of 37 mm diameter with screwed crown and bottom pushers. Black bezel with tachymeter scale. Sold with its original steel bezel. Silver dial with 3 counters with minutes totalizer at 3 o'clock hours at 6 o'clock and permanent second hand at 9 o'clock. Index sticks applied and luminescent pads. Steel oyster bracelet. Mechanical movement with manual winding on the basis of the famous Valjoux 72.

This is a historical watch that more than one collector or amateur would like to acquire.

This icon of the Rolex brand is a milestone in the history of the manufacture. A safe investment and an incomparable pleasure to wear every day.

Data sheet

Box Stainless steel
Strap Steel
Glass Plexiglas
Buckle Deployment buckle
Movement Mechanical
Condition Very good
Year 1980
Features Chronograph
Dimensions 37mm
Hands Batons
Type Unisex

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