MK This is a rare Rolex Steel "BIG Red" Daytona Cosmograph Ref 6265/39, Circa 1979.
The Estate Department Collection
MK The present lot is part of a larger privately held collection and is intended for exhibition purposes only. MK This is a rare Rolex Steel "BIG Red" Daytona Cosmograph Ref 6265/39, Circa 1979. This fine men's steel Rolex Daytona Cosmograph with three-body construction case and screwed-down case back, buttons and crown Ref 6265 (Between the Lugs) & 6239 (on case back) Serial #5.643.956 measures 45mm x 42mm including crown (missing crown and stem), tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 200 units per hour, bi-colored original black and silver "Panda" dial with applied steel bâton indexes, luminous dots, outer minute/seconds track and subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers with luminous steel "bâton" hands, Rolex Cal. 727 (with unusual serial # 5319 next to caliber) rhodium plated 17 jewel movement with straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, microstella regulating screws. The dial, case and movement are signed all original unrestored condition.