Gemstone set Daytona's made from precious metal are nothing new today, but in the 1980s, it was quite trailblazing for Rolex to offer its sports models in such a configuration. When you like that, it doesn't get much better than this Ref. 6269 "Le Hibou Grand-Duc." Made for the French market, it features on the caseback the French import marks and Rolex France's logo. Its name, meaning "the owl Grand Duke" is also inspired by the image shown in the French import mark. READ MORE The post Throwback Thursday: Rolex Ref. 6269 “Le Hibou Grand-Duc” appeared first on Luxury Watch Trends 2018 - Baselworld SIHH Watch News .