$17.7 Million for Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona


Congrats to the Phillips Auction on October 26, 2017 in New York City. 


The auction was centered around Paul Newman iconic 6239 Rolex Daytona with the caseback inscription “Drive Carefully Me” It was originally given to Paul Newman by his wife Joanne Woodward. The original.

The watch sold for 15.5 Million and with fees a world record of $17,752,000.00 !!!!  Congratulations to Phillips and the new owner. 


All photos are from Phillips.com


Also lot 4

Rolex 1680 Red Sub with Mark II tropical dial.

Sold for $52,500


Lot 11

Tudor 7032/0 A super rare Black dial homeplate. 

I have seen this watch in person and its in mint condition. 

Sold for $118,750



Lot 15

Rolex 6265 Daytona with sigma dial and papers.

$97,500


Lot 22

Rolex 6263 in yellow gold with papers

$200,000


Lot 33

Rolex 6200 Submariner.

I have examined this watch in person and in my opinion this is the best example of a 6200 in the world.

I expexted this watch to sell closer to twice the auction price.. A bargain for the new owner, if that is possible..

Sold for $579,000



Lot 42

Rolex 1665 PPDRSD with Mark 1 Dial. Very Rare..

Sold for $143,750




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