Birmingham news Antiques Roadshow has man sobbing after valuing his dad's Rolex MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The son of a father who bought the watch in Birmingham in the 1970s was left stunned
Breaking News ! A Rolex bought in Birmingham was valued at a staggering £20k on Antiques Roadshow last night. The son of a father who bought the watch in Birmingham in the 1970s was left stunned. And so were viewers, as expert Richard Price ran the rule over the watch. It was a Rolex Submariner, bought in 1972 on a family trip to the Second City. The guest on the BBC One show told Richard: "He bought it for himself in 1972, when I was 7 and the whole family went to Birmingham to buy it. "My dad died in October and he gave it to me a couple of months before he passed away, it means absolutely everything to me, it's a part of my dad that is.
." Richard replied: "I hope you guys are going to be really pleased with this, it's going to be around the £20,000 mark.
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"It's something that you've obviously loved and you're going to keep forever aren't you. "I think it's a lovely story and a great inheritance". The son was left emotional as the scene played out on Sunday May 16, with viewers left stunned by the high valuation of the watch. BBC One airs Antiques Roadshow each and every Sunday with episodes also available via the BBC iPlayer on demand streaming service and hub.
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