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RETROSPECT: Rolex "RCO" Paul Newman Daytona 6263

This Rolex “RCO” Paul Newman Daytona reference 6263 has set a new world record for the most expensive Daytona ever sold at auction. All told, the watch sold for an atmospheric $1,089,186 USD when the bidding ceased at Christie’s auction last night. So what makes this watch so special? This “RCO” is believed to be the only authentic Daytona with a black Paul Newman dial and screw-down pushers. Perhaps its most distinguishing feature is that the dial reads “Rolex Cosmograph Oyster” instead of the traditional “Rolex Oyster Comograph.” This may seem like a minor detail, but to seasoned collectors, it clearly makes all the difference. Head over to Perpetuelle for a closer look at this rare — and expensive — watch.

Date: /Author: James Shorrock/Source: Perpetuelle
Category:  Fashion/Tags:  Accessories, Watches, Rolex, rolex daytona 6263
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