Just half a month subsequent to dropping the mallet on Paul Newman’s own Paul Newman Daytona, making it the most costly wristwatch at any point sold at sell off , Phillips announced it would hold a topical Daytona deal in spring 2018 called “Daytona Ultimatum.” At the time, I gave them a touch of fire about the name and the drive to keep fanning the blazes of uncommon, very good quality Daytona gathering, yet doubtlessly is the most long awaited offer of the upcoming season. Today, Phillips has released the initial three parcels from the deal and announced that Pucci Papaleo, the creator of Ultimate Rolex Daytona , is one of the deal’s curators.
Let’s move the more modest news first – I’d have been shocked to find out that Pucci Papaleo wasn’t involved in Daytona Ultimatum. His studio, Pucci Papaleo Editions, has already worked with Phillips on its inventories for past topical deals, including Start-Stop-Reset and Heuer Parade, and that will proceed with this deal too. For a little behind-the-scenes take a gander at Papaleo’s studio and more on his invovlement, look at the Phillips blog here .
There’s been next to no said so far about what the genuine inventory will resemble, the number of watches will be included, what the star parcels will be, and so forth That is plainly purposeful, and there’s a lot of time for the details to come out before the deal happens on May 12 in Geneva. Today Phillips has teased three parts however, offering our first taste of what may be coming in only a couple months. Here are generally the details we know right now.
'Pintabian' Rolex Daytona Reference 6265 With Brown Sub-Dials
At first look, you may think this is a moderately standard Oyster Daytona. It’s most certainly not. This illustration of the reference 6265 has an insane sharp case and from the presence of the undisturbed sticker on the caseback we can accept this watch is in obvious new-old-stock condition. All things considered, the dial actually gives indications of maturing, with the sub-dials showing an even, dark earthy colored color.
The gauge on this watch is CHF 100,000 – 200,000
'The John Player Special' Rolex Daytona Reference 6241 In Yellow Gold
This variation of the solid gold reference 6241 Daytona with the dark and gold Paul Newman dial dates to 1968 and is amazingly uncommon. For comparison, a comparative watch fetched almost $600,000 at Christie’s not exactly a year prior. On the off chance that this isn’t the top part of the deal, it’s definitely going to be up there.
The gauge on this watch is CHF 500,000 – 1,000,000.
'The Ricciardi Panda' Rolex Daytona Reference 6263
What we have here is a very early Mark I Paul Newman Daytona initially sold by Joyeria Ricciardi in the last part of the 1960s. It’s one of only two Oyster Paul Newmans known to be retailed by the Buenos Aires retailer, and in addition to the Ricciardi-branded bundling that comes with the watch there is likewise an additional stock number on the underside of one of the lugs.
The gauge on this watch is CHF 400,000 – 800,000.
These three watches will be visible during Watches & Wonders Miami , from February 16-18. For more data about Daytona Ultimatum, visit Phillips on the web .