Being one of the most iconic and recognizable watches ever made, the Daytona “Paul Newman” was first introduced in the catalogue as exotic dial as possible choice instead of the most traditional black or silver dial for the Daytona 6239 or 6241.
With the introduction in 1969 of the new reference, 6263, with screw pushers, replacing the 6240, Rolex presented the first Exotic with the Oyster Printing Dial
The present example, with serial number 2.6 dating from early 1971, is bearing a rare mark 1.5 Dial, original ‘Mille Righe’ pushers and MK1 Bezel. Bracelet is the 7835 with 271 end links.
The watch has been preserved in stunning original condition and is ready for next loving owner.