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Rolex ref 6234 Pre-Daytona Anti Magnetic Chronograph circa 1957

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Rolex Pre Daytona ref 6234 Cosmograph serial# 269,xxx circa 1957. Featuring a 36mm diameter Oyster case with round pushers, screw down case back and screw down crown and with original dial, hands, and lume plots. Featuring an off white original dial that has aged and developed a rich vintage character. The dial features raised triangular indexes, aged patina’d lume plots, tapered dauphine original lume hands. With outer black printed tachometer scale and blue printed telemeter scale.

Powered by calibre 722 manual wind movement with registers for 30 minutes, 12 hours, and constant seconds. The dial is signed Rolex Oyster Chronograph Anti Magnetic SWISS.

The 6234 models are far rarer than any of the more well known and recognized “Daytona” models. The Daytona models are most readily distinguished by the tachometer scale being engraved on the bezel, whereas the 6234 and the next generation 6238, feature smooth bezels with the tachometer scale printed on the dial perimeter. We  think 6234’s such as this example represent great value compared to the very high premium prices of the Daytona models, and most certainly the very high prices now being achieved by the Zenith and cerachrome bezel Daytona models.

The current model is a fine, all original condition model, showing great character, and with a great vintage look paired with one of our vintage sport style straps. Guaranteed genuine and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. Your purchase includes one of our signature fine leather watch pouches, ideal for travel and storage, a $55.00 value.

 

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Rolex Serial Numbers and Clasp Codes

Rolex Serial Numbers

Rolex Production Year Serial Number
2010 G
2009 V
2008 M OR V
2007 M OR Z
2006 D OR Z
2005 D
2005 F
2004 F
2003 F
2002 Y
2001 K OR Y
2000 K,000,001
2000 P,000,001
1999 A,000,001
1998 U,932,144
1997 U,000,001
1996 T,000,001
1995 W,000,001
1994 S,860,880
1993 S,000,001
1992 C,000,001
1991 N,000,001
1991 X,000,001
1990 E,000,001
1989 L,980,000
1988 R,598,200
1987 R,000,001
1987 9,400,000
1986 8,900,000
1985 8,614,000
1984 8,070,022
1983 7,400,000
1982 7,100,000
1981 6,520,870
1980 6,434,000
1979 5,737,030
1978 5,000,000
1977 5,008,000
1976 4,115,299
1975 3,862,196
1974 3,567,927
1973 3,200,268
1972 2,890,459
1971 2,589,295
1970 2,241,882
1969 1,900,000
1968 1,752,000
1967 1,538,435
1966 1,200,000
1965 1,100,000
1964 1,008,889
1963 824,000
1962 744,000
1961 643,153
1960 516,000
1959 399,453
1958 328,000
1957 224,000
1956 133,061
1955 97,000
1954 23,000
1953 855,726
1952 726,639
1951 709,249
1950
1949
1948 628,840
1947 529,163
1946 367,946
1945 302,459
1944 269,561
1943 230,878
1942 143,509
1941 106,047
1940 99,775
1939 71,224
1938 43,739
1937 40,920
1936 36,856
1935 34,336
1934 30,823
1933 29,562
1932 29,132
1931
1930 23,186
1929
1928 23,969
1927 20,190
1926 00,001
 

Rolex Clasp Codes

Bracelet CodeYear
A or VA1976
B or VB1977
C or VC1978
D or VD1979
E or VE1980
F or VF1981
G1982
H1983
I1984
J1985
K1986
L1987
M1988
N1989
O1990
P1991
Q1992
R1993
S1994
T or W1995
V1996
Z1997
U1998
X1999
AB2000
DE2001
DT2002
AD2003
CL2004
MA2005
OP2006
EO2007
PJ2008
LT2009
RS2010
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