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Royal Italian Navy WW II Rolex-Panerai diver watch

PostPosted: March 20th 2016, 3:51pm
by koimaster
A broken watch bought at a car boot sale for just £10 has sold for more than £55,000 after it turned out to be a rare Rolex issued to Italian navy divers in the Second World War.
The timepiece was found by a Cheshire man in a chest of drawers while he was clearing out his late father's house.
He was so shocked by the result he had to be told the final sale price three times by the auctioneer - as he had expected the antique to go for around £500.
Made by the Italian company Panerai, in a collaboration using a Rolex movement, the oversized wristwatch was sold without a strap and a non-functioning


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Re: Royal Italian Navy WW II Rolex-Panerai diver watch

PostPosted: March 20th 2016, 5:56pm
by conjurer
The biggest shock of the day was when Sylvester Stallone's check cleared the bank!

Re: Royal Italian Navy WW II Rolex-Panerai diver watch

PostPosted: March 20th 2016, 7:28pm
by smellody
Pretty darn cool!