Fresh Finds auction at Bob’s Watches sells 1970 Paul Newman Rolex Daytona for $191,000


Sixteen vintage Rolex watches auctioned online by California’s Bob’s Watches have sold for a total of $587,000.

A Rolex Daytona 6241 Paul Newman from around 1970, with a pre-sale estimate of $175,000 to $225,000 sold for $191,000.

There were 3,608 registered bidders for the auction, but most were browsing with only 146 placing bids.

All the watches were sold without buyer’s premium, a charge that can add up to 25% to sale prices at auction.

Bidders came online from 79 different countries, according to Bob’s Watches.

Bob’s Watches named the sale the Fresh Finds auction because every watch was being sold for the first time by their original owners.

Key Lots In The Auction Included:

Lot 16: c.1970 Vintage Rolex Daytona 6241 Paul Newman Stainless Steel. Estimate $175,000 to $225,000.

Lot 15. Vintage Rolex Submariner 6536 Stainless Steel from around 1957. Estimate $49,000 to $65,000

Lot 9. Vintage Rolex Daytona 6265 Stainless Steel, c.1973. Estimate $50,000 to $60,000.

Lot 3. Vintage Rolex Daytona 6239 Stainless Steel, c.1966. Estimate $38,000 to $50,000

Lot 10. c.1961 Vintage Rolex GMT Master 1675 Stainless Steel. Estimate $25,000 to $40,000



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