Phillip's New York, Saturday 12 December 2020 “RACING PULSE” auction - Steve McQueen's Tah Heuer Monaco was auctioned for a record $ 2.208.000, over 1.800.000 EURO. The Heuer timepiece becomes the brand's most expensive watch ever sold!

The Monaco Heuer worn by Steve McQueen in the film "The 24 Hours of Le Mans" given by the actor to his personal mechanic Haig Alltounian who had assisted him during the filming, set a record at auction "Racing Pulse" which was held today in New York at Phillip's in collaboration with Bacs & Russo.

 

“Le Mans” Steve McQueen

It is the most important Heuer timepiece ever, one of the most coveted watches of the twentieth century.

Steve McQueen, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Le Mans, June 14, 1970. Hollywood star Steve McQueen during the filming of the movie “Le Mans”. (Photo by Bernard Cahier / Getty Images)