7 Press Releases

Tag: Paul Newman

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    Sotheby’s to Offer Cartier Crash Watch and Other Notable Timepieces

    Sotheby’s upcoming Fine Watches auction will present an example of Cartier’s Crash 18-karat yellow gold wristwatch. It is a limited edition piece that was completed around 2001. Cartier’s London boutique on Bond Street created the original Cartier Crash model. The asymmetrical shape of Crash is an example of the company’s…

    Cartier, Paris Crash, A limited-edition yellow gold, and diamond set asymmetrical wristwatch, Circa 2001
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    Keeping Time in New York at Phillips, From Rolex to Cartier

    At first, the Daytona series didn’t sell as well as other watches in the Rolex line. Yet after the style gained a famous wearer— Paul Newman— the watch came to nearly eclipse other styles in popularity. Newman often wore his reference 6239 Daytona watch in movies and at car races,…

    Cosmograph Daytona, Paul Newman John Player Special
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    2001: A Space Odyssey suit and Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 control stick each sold for $370,000

    The spacesuit was estimated to fetch between $200,000 and 300,000. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Julien’s Auctions had liftoff of its two-day blockbuster Hollywood and Space exploration memorabilia event Hollywood: Legends & Explorers, Friday, July 17 & Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills and live online at juliensauctions.com. Over 900…

    2001 A Space Odyssey suit and Neil Armstrongs Apollo 11 control stick each sold for $370000
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    Most wanted: What the watch specialists would buy

    Christie’s watch specialists Ryan Chong, Rebecca Ross and Michael Fossner discuss three areas of the watch market to invest in now — illustrated with watches offered in Christie’s Watches Online: A New Decade of Time, 25 February-10 March Ryan Chong recommends complications ‘Complicated watches are inherently more expensive than their…

    Most wanted: What the watch specialists would buy
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    Important Watches

    Paul Newman Rolex Daytona watches are part of the racing industry, Hollywood culture, and vintage Americana. The first series of this luxury watch was often sported by Newman, the actor and racecar driver, and has since become a popular chronograph wristwatch for racers. The upcoming auction offered by Fortuna Auction…

    Rolex Daytona "Paul Newman" Ref. 6239 in Steel
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    Important Watches

    Based on the reference 5020, which was also known as the ‘TV’ screen due to its particular cushion-shaped case design, Patek Philippe produced a variant, the reference 5021. These watches were made with pavé-set diamond bezel and lugs, chaton-set diamond marker, and black lacquer dials. So far, only two examples…

    Important Watches
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    September Estates Auction Day 2

    Witness an incredible selection of antiques, fine art, jewelry and more from local estates in the upcoming two days September Estates Auction by Austin Auction Gallery. The second day will put forth the finest finds by the auction house. The highlight of the auction is Back to the Future II,…

    September Estates Auction Day 2/Auctiondaily