Eric Clapton is opening up his fabulous collection of rare Rolex watches and selling his Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 6263 Oyster Albino. The exceedingly rare Rolex will be part of the next Phillips auction, due to take place on May 10th, 2015 in Geneva.
What makes this particular Reference 6263 so rare is that it is one of only four known examples categorized as Albino. This makes it extremely sought after by vintage Rolex collectors and watch fans in general.
The “Albino” nickname is because it has a silvered dial with the same color silvered chronograph totalizer subdials. Usually this reference has black chronograph totalizers with white printing. This particular “Albino” Reference 6263 was manufactured in 1971 and is powered by manually wound Caliber 727.
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