Rolex Vintage 6265 Daytona Cosmograph Reverse Panda Sigma Dial Circa 1975
Model: Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona
Reference Number: 6265
Movement: Manual Valjoux 72
Condition: Good (some signs of wear due to age and use, can be eliminated with polishing)
Time Period: 1975
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector's item
Our Best Price: $68,900
Case Material: Stainless steel
Case Diameter: 37 mm
Thickness: 13.5 mm
Waterproof: 100 ft. / 30 m.
Water Resistance: 3 ATM
Material Bezel: Fixed stainless steel engraved with a black numeral tachymeter scale to 200 UPH
Dial: Black Sigma dial, "reverse panda" black with three silver subsidiary dials
Dial Numerals: White gold applied faceted steel baton hour indices with luminous dots around a perimeter minute/one-fifth second divisions scale around the outer rim
BRACELET / STRAP
Bracelet color: Stainless steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless steel Oyster
Clasp material: Stainless steel
Centre hour, minute and seconds hands, chronograph (centre hand) accurate to within 1/8 of a second, column wheel, chronograph sub-dials counters 60-second at 9 o'clock, 30-minute at 3 o’clock and 12-hour at 6 o’clock, tachymeter counter on the bezel, 48-hour power reserve
Brushed and polished round-shaped case, integrated lugs, Sigma dial
18K white gold and luminous insert baton-shaped hours/minutes hands, white gold stick-shaped sub-dial hands, white gold arrow-shaped chronograph hand
Stainless steel screw-down solid case back
Stainless steel screw-down chronograph pushers at 2 (start/stop) and 4 o'clock (reset)
Stainless steel triple sealed waterproof screw-down crown with guard and Rolex logo
This Rolex Daytona Cosmograph Reverse Panda Dial 6265 has a mechanical manual winding Valjoux 72 caliber 727 movement. It is rhodium-plated and it is constructed with 17 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, a shock absorber device, and a monometallic balance that's adjusted to heat and three positions. It includes a self-compensating free sprung Bréguet balance spring and a Microstella regulating screws.
This mechanism oscillates at the frequency of 21,600 vph (3 Hz).
Case, dial and movement are signed.
This model was in production from 1971 to 1988, when it was replaced by the self-winding 1652X.
Serial 40****** (circa 1975)
Introduced in 1963 as a sports companion for professional race car drivers, the Daytona comes equipped with a Tachymeter bezel that can be used alongside the sub-dials to calculate speeds of up to 400 kilometers per hour.
Incomplete (no box, no papers)