Rolex Ref.6269 “Le Hibou Grand-duc” Watch, Best Replica Watches

Today, Rolex Daytona’s precious metal gem-set watches are nothing new, but in the 1980s, sports watches with this configuration were rare and very pioneering. If you like this kind of watch, you are no stranger to the Ref. 6269 ‘Le Hibou Grand-Duc’ watch. This watch is specially designed for the French market, and the case back is engraved with the French import symbol and the Rolex logo. The watch’s name, ‘Le Hibou Grand-Duc’ (Owl Grand Duke), is also inspired by the image of the French import symbol. Best replica watches.

Made of gold, the watch was 37mm in diameter, slightly more significant by the standards of the time. In addition to the 44 brilliant-cut diamonds set on the bezel, the dial is placed with an additional 240 diamonds, which shine brightly. Even when making such precious watches, Rolex still attaches great importance to legibility. So, the sub-dials remain as they are and are embellished with blue sapphire crystals that act as hour markers. This firm belief in the uncompromising approach to making diamond-encrusted sports watches has earned Rolex its impressive and prestigious reputation in the field. The Ref.6269 “Le Hibou Grand-Duc” watch is equipped with Caliber 727 movement (based on Valjoux 72), limited production of only 30 pieces, and is sporadic. Swiss replica website.

In 2018, this watch was unveiled at the “Daytona Ultimatum” theme auction of Phillips Geneva. The pre-auction estimate was 400,000 to 800,000 Swiss francs, and it was finally sold for 606,500 Swiss francs, which happened to be in between. The transaction price could be much higher, considering the rarity and preciousness. The reason may be related to gem inlays. The popularity of these watches is waning gradually, the trend is slow, but the price changes are much faster. However, with the evolution and development of the antique watch market in the past few years, if it is auctioned again today, it is likely to achieve a higher transaction price, especially if the watch is from a brand like Rolex.

Gender: Men’s
Band Width: 20mm
Band Length: 18cm
Model: 116589
Series: Daytona
Band Color: Blue-tone
Case Thickness: 15mm
Movement: Automatic
Brand: Rolex

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