The actor gave his friend the watches before he tried to break the sound barrier on land.
Here’s your chance to see Paul Newman’s $17.75 million Oyster Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 6239 in the flesh.
The auction also included Steve McQueen’s Heuer, which sold for over $2.2 million.
From an $18 million Daytona to a $1.2 million DateJust, these are the priciest crowns on the market.
The one-day display on June 10 will feature roughly 350 cars, including several from the collection of Adam Carolla.