Phillip's New York, Saturday, December 12, 2020 auction "RACING PULSE"- Steve McQueen's Tah Heuer Monaco was sold at auction at a record amount of $2,208,000, over 1,800,000 EUROS. The Heuer timepiece becomes the most expensive watch in the brand 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 filming, marked a record sale at the "Racing Pulse" auction that was held today in New York by 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 filming "Le Mans." (Photo by Bernard Cahier/Getty Images)