By Lynn Adams Smith
Photograph by Jeffrey E. Tryon
Back in 1968, Joanne Woodward purchased a Rolex Daytona watch for Paul Newman and had it inscribed “Drive Carefully Me.” For the next 16 years, he wore the watch while acting in movies, fly fishing, and racing cars.
In 1984, Newman’s daughter Nell was dating James Cox. One summer day Cox was helping to repair a treehouse on their property, when Newman casually gave him the watch. more