Offered here is a lovely example of Rolex Daytona, Ref. 6239, circa 1968, fitted with an exotic dial, nicknamed the “Paul Newman” Daytona, due to the fact that the famous actor favored wearing the Rolex Daytona with the exotic dial, and can be seen in many photographs wearing the watch. This example is outfitted with a tri-color reverse-panda dial and pump pushers.
The condition of this Daytona is great. The case has been previously polished, but lightly, with thick and even lugs. The dial is in beautiful condition, with no major wear or scratches, save for some discoloration around the edge of the bottom hour totalizer/register The original tritium lume is still present on both dial and hands, with extremely beautiful and puffy, yellow plots, and no visible loss whatsoever.
The watch comes on a Rolex Swiss stretch-rivet bracelet with 61 endlinks, dating to 1960.