Paul Newman’S Rare Rolex Has Auction Watchers Buzzing

“Paul Newman’s ‘Newman’ could easily be seen as the most important watch there is,” said Andrew Shear, a prominent New York vintage watch dealer.
Mr. Cox, who lives in Santa Cruz, Calif., and runs a company that makes sunglasses for pilots, was only dimly aware of the hubbub.
“I said, you know, ‘a hair past a freckle,’ or some comment meaning ‘I don’t have a watch,’” Mr. Cox, now 52, said.
You know, you’re not going to keep it, are you?
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyNot that anyone besides Mr. Cox knew where the watch actually was.

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