ROLEX RECORDS

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Late last year, the record for the most ex­pen­sive wrist­watch ever sold was set at the philips auc­tion house in new York. the value was a whop­ping UsD 17.8 mil­lion, paid by an un­known bid­der on the tele­phone. the model? a Rolex Day­tona (ref­er­ence 6239), which was owned by late Hol­ly­wood icon paul new­man, who re­ceived it from his wife Joanne Wood­ward while he was film­ing the movie “Win­ning” in the late ’ 60s. Fast for­ward to may 2018, the se­cond most ex­pen­sive rolex ever sold at an auc­tion was also set, yet again a rolex Day­tona model for UsD 5.9 mil­lion. this piece is a one-of-a-kind white gold vin­tage rolex Day­tona, also known as the “Uni­corn.” this was sold by watch col­lec­tor John Gold­berger, who do­nated the pro­ceeds to the char­ity Chil­dren ac­tion.

rolex Day­tona ref. 6239

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