28 Oct '17, 4am

Paul Newman's Rolex just sold for $17.8 million at an auction

Paul Newman's Rolex just sold for $17.8 million at an auction

Paul Newman wore it on his wrist, but it cost the winning bidder an arm and a leg. A Rolex watch that once belonged to the iconic actor sold Thursday for a stunning $17.8 million at a Phillips auction in New York. The amount shattered the previous mark for a wristwatch ― $11.1 million fetched for a Patek Philippe in November, per Bloomberg . According to the catalog note , Newman’s wife, Joanne Woodward, bought the stainless steel “Daytona Rolex” for Newman nearly 50 years ago. She had it engraved “Drive Carefully Me.” The two actors, who were married for 50 years before Newman’s 2008 death, starred together in the 1969 racing movie “Winning ” that inspired Newman’s real-life racing career. Phillips Newman was seen wearing the watch in hundreds of photographs, the catalog noted, and it became known in some circles as the “Paul Newman” watch. His daughter, Nell Newman, conf...

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