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War Vet on Antiques Roadshow Collapses After Learning Value of his $345 Rolex

A Vietnam war veteran in the United States Air Force purchased this ‘Daytona’ Rolex Oyster Cosmograph for $345 in 1974. It’s an incredibly rare timepiece in what might be, the best condition in the world. When he decides to take his watch to Antiques Roadshow in West Fargo, North Dakota, he is floored when told the auction value of his watch. For a man who spent his time in service defusing mines and unexploded ordnance, this is awesome to see. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/war-vet-on-antiques-roadshow-collapses-after-learning-value-of-his-345-rolex/

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The MWW Iconik 3 is an inexpensive automatic watch for military fans

Manchester Watch Works aka MWW makes small batch watches that are sometimes homages to historic timepieces and are sometimes entirely new design. This model, the Iconik 3 the third in the Iconik line is based on the Blancpain TR-900, a military spec divers watch used by navies worldwide in the 1960s. These waterproof workhorses are sought after collectables and the Iconik 3 gives you the opportunity to feel like a French combat diver without having to attach explosives to an enemy submarine in the Aegean The piece has a Seiko…

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