|Model: ||Daytona 6263|
|Serial/Year:||6,0XX,XXX - 1979|
|Condition: (What's This?)||IV - Vintage|
|Movement / Features:||Manual movement, acrylic crystal, waterproof screw-down crown, 200 U.P.H.|
|Case:||Excellent case that appears to have never been polished. The lugs remain thick and sharp. The bezel insert has very light wear and scratches but no cracks. Serial and reference numbers are sharp and fully visible. Case back is stamped 6263 C.R.S.|
|Dial:||Excellent Black Big Red Daytona Dial with excellent silver sub-dials. All the lume plots are fully intact on the dial. The tritium handset matches perfectly.|
|Bracelet:||Excellent stainless steel 78350 oyster bracelet with 11 links and 571 endlinks. Bracelet shows light stretch and light wear from use.|
|Box & Papers:||Bob's presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity|
|Comments:||This vintage Rolex Daytona comes w/ Bob's 3-day inspection period and one year warranty. A superb example of a 6263 with the seldom seen 'Big Red' dial variant. The condition of this 6263 combined with the rarity of the dial make it a worthy addition to the finest of collections.|
By Paul Altieri,
This Rolex Daytona reference 6263 feature a black dial with white registers and is identified as a "Big Red" dial due to the large red "DAYTONA" printed above the hour register. The reference 6263 is the last version of the Daytona made with a manual-winding Valjoux movement and is one of the most desirable vintage Daytona models due to its aggressive look featuring screw-down pushers to increase water resistance (and that garner the watch the "Oyster" designation on the dial indicating enhanced water resistance) and the black acrylic bezel featuring a tachymeter track for measuring speed on a fixed course. Paul Newman actually owned a watch very similar to this that was a gift from his wife Joanne after he gave his other Daytona (a reference 6239) to his daughter Nell's then-boyfriend James Cox. That reference 6239 sold for $17.7 million while his Big Red reference 6263 is still worn and loved by his other daughter Clea
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