27 Oct '17, 9pm

The story behind Paul Newman's $17.8 million Rolex Daytona

The story behind Paul Newman's $17.8 million Rolex Daytona

It’s not an overstatement to declare this watch the most important wristwatch ever to go up for auction. Here are some of the terms people used to describe it to me: “the holy grail,” “the Michael Jordan of Paul Newmans,” “an artifact of museum quality,” “the most iconic Rolex you could possibly imagine,” “the perfect storm of awesomeness,” and “the fucking watch.” “This watch has probably, worldwide, the most votes for the most desirable, relevant, meaningful, historically important wristwatch of the twentieth century,” Bacs had told me before the auction. And now, after going missing for three decades, it’s going to be won by one of the incredibly wealthy people in this room, or participating over the phone. They’re here not just to push our idea of how much a watch can cost, but to recalibrate how the entire watch market works . They want timepiece auctions to look like...

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gq.com 27 Oct '17, 3pm

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bloomberg.com 27 Oct '17, 1am

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