At Phillips’ December 12 Racing Pulse auction in New York, Paul Newman’s Rolex “Big Red” Daytona sold for $5.475 million to an anonymous private collector, the third highest price ever paid for a Rolex watch at auction. In the same sale, the Heuer Monaco watch that Steve McQueen wore while filming Le Mans sold for $2.2 million to set a record price for Heuer timepieces.
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