01 Nov 2020
Movie Stars’ Racing Watches
"Le Mans" (1971), Auction Sales, Heuer Monaco, Paul Newman, Phillips Auction House, Rolex Daytona, Steve McQueen, Watches
Paul Newmanâ€™s Big Red Daytona.
On December 12, Phillips will hold a live online auction featuring two iconic watches: a Rolex Cosmograph Daytona that actor and race-car driver Paul Newman was given by his wife and actor, Joanne Woodward, as well as a Heuer Monaco, one of six identical watches worn by actor Steve McQueen while filming the classic racing film Le Mans. The auction spotlights the importance of celebrity backstories to big sales. Read the rest of this entry »