30 Oct '17, 10am

Paul Newman's Daytona Rolex sells for a record $17.8 million

A Rolex that once belonged to Paul Newman became the most expensive wristwatch ever sold in an auction as it fetched $17.8 million Thursday night in New York. A Rolex wristwatch that once belonged to Paul Newman. Source: Phillips The stainless-steel Daytona Rolex was the star of a special 50-lot evening sale, “ Winning Icons -- Legendary Watches of the 20th Century,” at Phillips auction house. The timepiece had been estimated at more than $1 million. The previous record for a wristwatch belonged to a stainless-steel Patek Philippe that sold for $11.1 million at Phillips in November. Newman’s former property went to a bidder on the phone who wants to remain anonymous, Phillips said. The auction lasted 12 minutes, and the first bid of $1 million was immediately followed by $10 million. The hammer almost came down at $15 million until a final showdown in the last five minutes...

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