Time Is Money

  1. Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona model 6241
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    Rolex “Paul Newman” Daytona model 6241

    $120,000 - $150,000
    Maron calls the 6241 “the King of Vintage Watches.” Its value has increased dramatically over the last few years.

  2. Patek Philippe model 2499
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    Patek Philippe model 2499

    $1.2 million - $1.5 million
    Maurice Marciano, CEO of Guess?, bought one a decade ago, when Maron says “they were selling for a quarter of what they sell for now.”

  3. Patek Philippe model 5074J
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    Patek Philippe model 5074J

    $600,000 - $650,000
    “The efflorescence of horological achievement,” says Maron. Only five gold 5074Js with black dials exist. The NBA’s Juwan Howard owns one.

  4. Rolex Submariner model 6538
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    Rolex Submariner model 6538

    $35,000 - $75,000
    To drive down the price of this watch, worn in 11 James Bond movies, Orlando Bloom agreed to wish Maron’s daughter happy birthday.

  5. Rolex Day-Date model 1803
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    Rolex Day-Date model 1803

    $15,000 - $20,000
    Adorned in 18k rose gold, it jumped in popularity when Jennifer Aniston bought one from Maron five years ago. Now several other stars have one.

  6. Rolex model 1680
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    Rolex model 1680

    $20,000 - $25,000
    The vintage 1680 comes with a blue dial and a solid 18k gold oyster bracelet, which Maron promises is “insanely attractive.” John Mayer thought so, too.