The Tribute Gold AG03

Tribute to 6241 Gold in the hands of a craftsman
When one talks about the most emblematic Swiss timepieces of the last decade, the Rolex® Daytona® 6241 «Paul Newman» comes to every amateur’s mind. Making this iconoclastic and sophisticated piece was challenging. So as to honor it with grace, it was with utmost passion and precision that we crafted each of its distinctive elements.
This personalization has been requested by a private customer. It is a sample of our know-how and of the personalization services made upon request of our customers. If you would like to customize your timepiece in the same way or following your wishes, please contact us. Please note that due to the limited capacity of our workshops, we are not able to satisfy every demands so please accept our apologies in advance.

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Because we provide crafts services made in a very limited capacity, Artisans de Genève is not able to satisfy all demands.
Tribute to 6241 gold face closeup


Technical Sheet

Rolex® Daytona® 116508 solid gold
Plexi Glass
Exotic black and cream Modified by hand
Refined gold hands
Handmade bakelite
Machined and finished by hand
22ct solid gold smooth “pump” push-buttons
Solid gold
Solid gold bracelet Handmade alligator strap
100m waterproof (Except for the alligator strap)
12h/6h Vintage Polishing
Rolex® 4130 modified with 22ct gold rotor
Transparent sapphire
Tribute to 6241 Gold side view
Released in the early 1960’s, the chronograph Rolex® Cosmograph would become legendary under the name of Daytona. An association with the motor racing world which would be decisive in this unparalleled success story. Paul Newmanwill immortalize this timepiece with his legendary elegance. In the hearts of enthusiasts, the Rolex® Daytona® has been a reference in style, elegance and simplicity for almost 40 years.



Tribute to 6241 gold put showing pushers
Tribute to 6241 gold face closeup



Tribute to 6241 gold engraved back

Transparent back

We modified the back of the watch, putting our signature sapphire glass. Each back is individually engraved.
Tribute to 6241 gold dial

The Exotic dial

We crafted the dial of the Rolex® Daytona® 116508 to make it look as truthful as the original Rolex® 6241 Gold model with its unique color contrasts of black and cream, and the red «Daytona» marking.
Tribute to 6241 gold case and pushers

The case

The case of The Tribute Gold AG03 Challenge has been machined and finished by hand to give it the look of the original Rolex® 6241 model.

The Craftsmen’s

Our greatest asset

Time is our greatest asset. The time we take to modifiy each piece, to study each detail, to assemble and control. Being craftsmen means having the time to love what we do.
André. Master Watchmaker
portrait of Andre, Craftsman
Tribute to 6241 gold
Due to its unique color contrasts, creating an exotic dial as truthful to the original model as possible, required the expertise of the greatest specialists. Entirely handmade in Switzerland in our workshops, each dial of The Tribute Gold AG03 Challenge is carefully and accurately repainted. We added smooth push buttons for a vinytage touch. The hands, delicate and refined, discretely embellish the richness of the dial. Each hand is diamond polished and refined. The case has been modified by hand. It comes with both a solid gold bracelet and a handmade alligator strap.

Tribute to a

Watchmaking Graal

Tribute to 6241 Gold with alligator strap
Tribute to 6241 gold with alligator strap on certificate
Modified Rolex® 4130 movement

Modified «4130»


Symbol of reliability and aesthetics, the Rolex® 4130 caliber is for every watchmaker a benchmark for precision and timekeeping. We have preserved the original qualities of the Rolex® 4130 mechanism while enhancing it with a delicate personal touch: a 22 carat gold rotor that can be glimpsed through a transparent sapphire case back, our other signature.
Tribute to 6241 profile in dark

Some of our
Past Challenges

You can discover below some challenges that we took for our clients. We are ready to take the one you will give us on your own favorite timepiece.