30 Dec '16, 2pm

We've got your last Bring A Loupe of 2016 and it's a good one.

We've got your last Bring A Loupe of 2016 and it's a good one.

At first glance, this Daytona looks like a regular reference 6265 with its screw-down pushers and stainless steel bezel. Obviously, it does not offer a "Paul Newman" dial (read Ben's Reference Points to catch up on that coveted configuration) but this watch needs to be turned around to be fully appreciated. The engravings on the caseback reveal its military origins, more specifically for the Peruvian Army. The Peruvian Airforce (Fuerza Aerea Del Peru) had indeed issued some Rolexes for its pilots, starting in the early-1960s (after previously entrusting Omega). The caseback is definitely the key part to check on any Rolex from the FAP, since the serial number is also engraved on the inner side with FAP watches, while it is only engraved in between the lugs of civilian models. The Peruvian Army ordered diverse models from Rolex such as Submariner or GMT-Masters, but most of...

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