Alan Sugar’s [overvalued] Rolex collection

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Saw this in the Mail on Sunday today.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... sodes.html

It’s not like the The Mail to exaggerate :wink: but just check out their finger in the air valuations. I’ve no idea how they got to £20k to £90k for the Batman and I’m sure I’ve seen the ceramic Daytona for less than £20k. Anyhoo, forget the used prices, I’m sure Lord Sugar doesn’t have any issues with Rolex waiting lists.

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I am sure you're right about the Rolex waiting list. Would be nice to have friends in high places too.
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Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:29 pm
Saw this in the Mail on Sunday today.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... sodes.html

It’s not like the The Mail to exaggerate :wink: but just check out their finger in the air valuations. I’ve no idea how they got to £20k to £90k for the Batman and I’m sure I’ve seen the ceramic Daytona for less than £20k. Anyhoo, forget the used prices, I’m sure Lord Sugar doesn’t have any issues with Rolex waiting lists.
No doubt the £20k Daytona is a white gold one as their list price for stainless is around £12k.

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Wouldn't Alan Sugar be a useful Ambassador for Rolex with his media coverage, as such he would have the watches supplied and they would be sourced not via the normal AD network we mortals have to use.

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kyoto wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:04 pm
Wouldn't Alan Sugar be a useful Ambassador for Rolex with his media coverage, as such he would have the watches supplied and they would be sourced not via the normal AD network we mortals have to use.
You would think so but according to his own tweets it appears he buys from high street retailers just like the next bloke. Although his tweets, and various newspaper articles, suggest he has a good relationship with a Rolex AD on the south coast and has bought from them on several occasions.

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"Rich man owns expensive things". That right there is some hard hitting journalism. Probably prize worthy.
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Ceegee wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:28 am
kyoto wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:04 pm
Wouldn't Alan Sugar be a useful Ambassador for Rolex with his media coverage, as such he would have the watches supplied and they would be sourced not via the normal AD network we mortals have to use.
You would think so but according to his own tweets it appears he buys from high street retailers just like the next bloke. Although his tweets, and various newspaper articles, suggest he has a good relationship with a Rolex AD on the south coast and has bought from them on several occasions.
I live on the South Coast and all ADs I have spoken with are saying they are bombarded with phone calls, particularly from the US, so he must be on very good terms. Apparently with tax etc, the UK is the cheapest place, if only you could get one.

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A somewhat more straightforward report, this morning, on the subject from WatchPro.

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:44 pm
A somewhat more straightforward report, this morning, on the subject from WatchPro.

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the numbers are still equally wrong though!
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Ceegee wrote:Saw this in the Mail on Sunday today.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... sodes.html

It’s not like the The Mail to exaggerate :wink: but just check out their finger in the air valuations. I’ve no idea how they got to £20k to £90k for the Batman and I’m sure I’ve seen the ceramic Daytona for less than £20k. Anyhoo, forget the used prices, I’m sure Lord Sugar doesn’t have any issues with Rolex waiting lists.
Perhaps they found listings for Pan-Am.

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