ROLEX DAYTONA PAUL NEWMAN 6241
- Technical datas
The ultimate, the grail, the reference. The 6241 is considered by some to be the Paul Newman model par excellence.
“Drive slowly” small text engraved on the watch by the wife of the mythical actor, who honors the rolex model in its exotic dial version, it is on the beach of Daytona in Florida that begins the history of this historical chronograph . We are in 1963, the fastest car drivers in the world are offering a rolex as a chronometry instrument.
The most sought-after watch in the world. The “Paul Newman” reaches stratospheric heights in auction houses around the world.
The actor carries the model in 1969 in the film “Winning”, it is the year of this model.
A rare version of the cosmograph, it has a steel case of 37 mm diameter. A black tachymetric bezel used to calculate the speeds of motorists. Non-screwed pushers, which approach closest to the model carried by the actor.
A sumptuous black dial with white counters, square indexes and a red-colored timer.
The movement is mechanical with manual winding. The base of the famous caliber Valjoux 72, wheel with columns.
Much more than a watch, it is a legend to put to the wrist without moderation. A sustainable investment and the pleasure of wearing a vintage style to wish.