Rolex Daytona Cosmograph ‘Paul Newman’ Ref. 6240 (1967)
• cal. 722 manual winding nickel lever movement, 17 jewels • bi-colour black and silvered dial, engine-turned off-white subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers, applied faceted baton indexes, luminous dots and steel baton hands, outer minute and 1/5 second divisions • stainless steel Oyster case, black acrylic bezel calibrated for 200 units, screw-down chronograph pushers, crown and back • case, dial and movement signed • with a stainless steel Oyster bracelet
The reference 6240 is regarded as an experimental watch and was only produced between 1965 and 1969. It was the first water resistant Cosmograph, differing from the references 6239 with and 6241 by having screw-down chronograph pushers. It was then replaced by the reference 6263.