ROLEX Daytona
« Big Red » full set
Ref. 6263

Iconic and sublim design, the « Big Red » generation of the Daytona certainly helped building the legend of ROLEX as a brand. It is one of its best seller and an analogy with the sports cars universe would say it is the 911 of the wrist! The « Big Red » is the third dial generation of this reference and came after the « Sigma » dial. It was produced from 1975 until 1987.

Serial: 6.39x.xxx (1980/81)

Dial: flawless and bright original silver « soleil » dial with sun rays effect. The « DAYTONA » in red bold sherif font positioned above the 6 o’clock sub register is known as « Big Red » among collectors. All the tritium dots are present and they all react well under the UV test (glow green & vanish quickly). The handset is also featuring original tritium luminous.

Case: very thick case. Lugs and case retain their original shapes and proportions. Satin finish and distance of the holes from the edges on the side of the watch is large & equidistant.

Pushers: MK2 (with a circular line) matching the period (switch from MK1 to MK2 between 6.0m and 6.5m).

Bezel: original MK3 consistent with this serial and dial generation.

Mouvement: Valjoux 727. Original caseback engraved 6263.

Bracelet: Rolex oyster bracelet 78350/19 with 571 end links.

Box & Papers: Rolex presentation box, cover box, original guarantee, translation, calendar.

A no excuse sublim example of the iconic « Big Red » Daytona.

PRICE:  110.000 EUR