AAA UK Rolex replica watches that helped a British prisoner to escape from the Nazi Stalag Luft III prisoner-of-war camp during World War II fetched $189,000 at an auction.
The final sum for the high quality Rolex fake watches, sold to an anonymous buyer, was less than the $200,000-$400,000 expected by Christie’s.
Gerald Imeson wore the cheap Swiss replica Rolex watches on the night of March 24, 1944, when a group of Allied soldiers undertook the daring escape that inspired the 1963 movie starring Steve McQueen.
Imeson had ordered the watch from Rolex in Switzerland, who shipped it via the Red Cross to the prison camp near the present-day Polish town of Zagan, Christie’s said.
The steel best Rolex copy watches with a black luminous dial and hands was “instrumental in the planning and execution” of their bid for freedom, the auction house added.
Christie’s said it believed Imeson’s 1:1 top Rolex replica watches helped calculate the time it would take the prisoners to crawl through tunnels used in the breakout as well as timing the patrols of the camp guards.
Imeson wore the wholesale super clone Rolex Oyster Chronograph watches as he waited for 172nd in line to escape, according to Christie’s.
Of the 200 prisoners who participated in the plan, 76 briefly escaped. Imeson was not among them. All but three of the men were captured and 50 were executed.
Imeson was liberated from another POW camp at the end of the war in 1945.
He wore the fake watches online store until his death in 2003 at 85. It was first auctioned in Britain in 2013.
The replica Rolex watches paypal was sold along with several other items, including a Royal Air Force whistle and a membership card for The Goldfish Club – reserved for pilots and crew who have crash-landed into the sea and survived.