Sotheby’s held an autumn auction in London in 2019 and presented the Rolex Ref. 6239 “Paul Newman” Daytona chronograph once owned by British racing legend Jim Russell.
Mr. Russell had a brilliant career, and in 1965, he founded the world-famous Jim Russell Racing Driving School in the UK. Mr Russell died earlier this year at the age of 98.
The Daytona worn by Mr. Russell dates back to 1968, and Sotheby’s describes it as an excellent example in the hot vintage Rolex market and one of the most recognizable watches in the world. Rolex knockoff.
Famous racing drivers Derek Bell and Jim Russell wearing a Rolex Daytona watch
Sotheby’s added, “Mr. Russell wore this watch for 50 years, and it helped him complete the critical task of calculating his fastest lap.” Fake watches.
It is reported that this Rolex Ref. 6239 “Paul Newman” Daytona chronograph has an estimated value of 60,000 to 90,000 pounds, equivalent to about 530,000 to 790,000 yuan.
Case Size: 40mm
Case Thickness: 16mm
Engine: Rolex Calibre 7750/Mingzhu Engine