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We chat with Paul Boutros of Phillips Watches on Classic Driver Live

Records continue to tumble in the watch collector world and yet we often think back to that magical Paul Newman Rolex Daytona selling in 2017. Paul led that auction, but he also has a past as a rocket scientist. This week’s chat promises to be explosive!

Paul has been at the forefront of building the New York based watch department since its launch in 2014. Phillips is now the world’s leading auction house dedicated to collectors’ watches. Himself a passionate collector for over thirty years, Paul can often be seen giving talks and advising for luxury brands. Like all our Classic Driver Live guests, he also has a fascinating past! Paul was previously a rocket scientist, holding key engineering and business positions at some of the most advanced technology firms. This should be an amazing conversation, especially as we will be discussing a very special Heuer Monaco once owned by Steve McQueen, that Phillips will auction in December. It's a talk not to be missed and maybe you will get some great tips on which watches are hot to buy right now. Follow us live on Instagram on December 1st at 7pm CET. Alternatively watch the recording afterwards on our IGTV channel or in this article.