LOST - Rolex Oyster

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LOST - Rolex Oyster

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I heard this reported on the radio news early this morning:-

"A street cleaner in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, whilst sweeping the pavement found a Rolex Oyster wristwatch worth £21,000. If it is not claimed by the owner within 30 days it is his to keep."

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BBC News site reports the the watch was found down a drain by this guy operating a gulley-gulper. It was a few days ago as they have had time to run the serial number past Rolex - to no avail... I remember running for a train that morning, might have been me... UB :)
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Anyone dumb enough to lose a £21k watch doesn't deserve it. :shock:
And if they do reclaim it, I hope they have enough brains and money to give the gentleman a very handsome tip! :thumbup:
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Re: LOST - Rolex Oyster

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Uncle Bill wrote:BBC News site reports the the watch was found down a drain by this guy operating a gulley-gulper. It was a few days ago as they have had time to run the serial number past Rolex - to no avail... I remember running for a train that morning, might have been me... UB :)
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Tonights BBC - that guy has found another Rolex and two more unbranded watches now. I smell a rat in those drains...UB :?
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I was listening to the Jeremy Vine show on Radio 2 today and they had the guy on. Two rolexes, one Omega Bond Seamaster and something I didn't catch (although they said it was £1400!). Seems they found them in the same area, so perhaps it's someone stashing stolen goods before offloading rather than an outbreak of dodgy clasps :lol: . Good drills by the guy and his workmates though; when you read of all the problems in the UK, it's refreshing to hear that there are still some fundamentally honest and decent people around.
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