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CheckOut The World's Most Expensive Watch That Costs N6.5bn. Would You Buy It? (Photos) |Alertnaija.com
Posted on: 29th-Oct-2017 at 4:24 pm

The so-called Mona Lisa of watches sold for $17,752,500 (N6.5bn) on Thursday night at Phillips auction house, a world record for a wristwatch at auction.


The 48-year-old Rolex Daytona timepiece has an unbeatable backstory: it belonged to movie star and race car driver Paul Newman, known for his ice blue eyes and effortlessly cool style.


Newman’s Rolex Daytona was a gift from his wife, the actress Joanne Woodward. An engraved message on the back reads: Drive Carefully Me. Newman gave the watch to his daughter’s college boyfriend, James Cox, in the 1980s, and he wore it for years.


Phillips declined to identify the buyer, saying they placed the winning bid by phone. The $17.8 million price tag includes the auction fees.

The auction house described Newman's Rolex, which the actor is said to have worn every day between 1969 and 1984, as "arguably the most iconic collector's wristwatch of the 20th century."



If money wasn't a problem, would you buy a wristwatch for N6.5bn? :)


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