ROLEX PreDaytona 6238 Gun Metal
One of the approx. 3600 produced from 1961 to 1968.
Serial: 1.22x.xxx (1965)
Dial: Darker grey « Gun Metal » of first production with small R, -T SWISS T-. Top condition.
US origin with the Rolex USA’s import mark « ROW » engraved on the balance wheel bridge.
Case: the case & lugs are really thick which is unusual for this reference very often too polished.
Backcase: 6238 CRS (Rolex supplier Charles René Spielman)
Movement: Valjoux 722.
Bracelet: oyster 7205 with 57 end links & clasp 4/69