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The Story of Paul Newman’s #Rolex #Daytona, the Most Expensive Watch Ever Sold https://t.co/7nnGcskCpy

The Story of Paul Newman’s #Rolex #Daytona, the Most Expensive Watch Ever Sold https://t.co/7nnGcskCpy

If your daughter’s boyfriend spent the summer at your cottage and helped you rebuild a treehouse, you might reward him with a cold six-pack and a pat on the back. If you’re Paul Newman, however, you give him the world’s most valuable Rolex. The watch in question is a 1960s Cosmograph Daytona reference 6239, and it set a new record when it sold for $17,800,000 at a Phillips auction in October. Must have been some treehouse. An enthusiastic race car driver, Newman received the Daytona — a watch designed specifically for timing car races — as a gift from his wife Joanne Woodward, who engraved “Drive Carefully, Me” on the back, a gentle reminder that even Butch Cassidy wasn’t invincible. Newman was photographed wearing the watch regularly over the next decade as he competed in high-profile races, including a second-place finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Thanks to a combinati...

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