How much was a Rolex Daytona in 1975?

DID YOU KNOW? The retail price of a 14k yellow-gold Daytona (reference 6265) in 1975 (two years after this watch was purchased, but as close as we have firm documentation for) was in fact $1,950. And this man paid $543.

What is the rarest Daytona?

The Paul Newman Daytona is the single most expensive Rolex ever sold. It was purchased for $17.8 million during an auction in October 2017.

How much is a 1971 Rolex worth?

But, while he knew the watch was valuable, he didn’t realise just how much his 1971 Rolex Oyster Cosmograph, a collector’s item, was worth – anywhere from $500,000 to $700,000 at auction.

How much was a Rolex Submariner in 1970?

Rolex introduced an 18ct Rolex Submariner in the early 1970s, retailing for about £177. However, when considering inflation, the price increased to nearly £1,094.

Why are Rolex Daytonas so popular?

These watches soon became known as the Daytona, named after Daytona Beach, Florida, which is home to some of the biggest names in auto racing. The watches were very popular in the racing community, due to their usefulness when calculating average lap speed.

When did Rolex start making Cosmograph Daytona watches?

In 1984 Rolex produced few examples of Cosmograph Daytona with gold cases and diamond set dials and bezel (ref. 6269 with brilliant cut and ref. 6270 with baguette cut). A breakthrough year was 1988, when Rolex started manufacturing a brand new Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona, the reference 16500 series.

How many Rolex Daytona Ref 6262 were made?

Marked with serial numbers 2.241.000 to 2.589.000, 347,000 Rolex Daytona ref. 6262’s were produced in 1970. Within this rather small production number, only around thirty 18k gold versions of ref. 6262 were even made. When initially introduced, the Daytona, ref. 6262 was not well received.

What is the value of a Rolex Cosmograph oyster Reference 6263?

Sale on December 12, 2016 for $150,000 at Christies. The Rolex Cosmograph Oyster Reference 6263 with a Panda Paul Newman dial is the grail watch to most discerning collectors. The 6263 duplicates the 6262 technically, with the Valjoux 727 inside, but goes back to the screw-down pushers and black, acrylic bezel.

What happened to Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona Reference 6239?

On October 25, 2017, Paul Newman’s personal Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Reference 6239 was auctioned off by Phillips Auction House at a final price of $17.75 Million US Dollars ( final hammer bid includes buyer’s premium ). The Wall Street Journal originally broke the story in June of 2017 announcing that the watch had been consigned to Phillips.