Cinematic Vintage Rolex Watches to Stay Ready For
One of the greatest forms of collectors watches you can grab are items like authentic Rolexes that have been worn in famous productions. Phillips auction is one of the hottest new spots for collectors and it will be showcasing a number of watches with their own Hollywood connections. Expect to spot items like Daytona’s owned by Paul Newman, Stallone’s first Panerai watch and more. The auction is done in partnership with Bob’s watches and it sets to be one of the most interesting new events for a collector with exotic tastes.
Vintage Rolexes from Bobs are all available for browsing and you can see some of the top watches that are going to be in the latest auction as well. Starting at Noon EST on Nov 23, the site will have their Hollywood auction up live for viewing. Some of the showstopper pieces for a collector include:
A Rolex Submariner owned by Steve McQueen reference number 5512. This is the same watch that McQueen preferred to wear on and off screen and it has an estimated value between 30k-35k.
A Rolex Daytona Ref number6239 from Paul Newman. This Panda dial Rolex has also been named the Paul Newman style dial because he favoured these colors. The dial is classic and the rarity of this watch as well as its regular use have made it a true collectors item. With an estimated value between 175k and 225k, this is one of the showcase pieces in the auction.
Rolex Submariner Ref. 6538 is a classic watch with a bond connection. This Rolex watch was worn by Sean Connery in 1962 for the filiming of Dr. No. The Submariner in this variety is known for its ill fitting strap. This would be the same watch he would go on to wear in the next bond film. The patina and collectors love can be seen here including some fade on the bevel. The estimate for this prized collectors watch is between 175K-200k.
Keep your eye out for these incredible timepieces with the auction goes live on Nov 23. Be sure to check out the newest finds being released for the auction!