Famous people that have Rolex watches named after them

Paul Newman
The so-called Daytona “Paul Newman” models are a group of vintage manual-wound Daytona watches that include specific Art Deco styled dials.

Jean-Claude Killy
“Killy” Rolex watches refer to a group of vintage Rolex triple calendar Dato-Compax chronographs.

James Cameron
In 2012, James Cameron navigated the Deepsea Challenger submersible to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. This is the first human to reach the 6.8-mile-deep underwater valley solo. As a tribute the historic feat, Rolex created a special edition of the Deepsea professional diver’s watch.

Steve McQueen
In watch collection circles, the Rolex “Steve McQueen” refers to the Explorer II ref. 1655, but there seems to be no photographic evidence to support that claim. On the other hand, the celebrity was frequently photographed wearing a Submariner ref. 5512 as his daily watch

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