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A Rolex watch worn by a British prisoner of war during the infamous 'Great Escape' attempt is tipped to sell for £30,000.<br />
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Despite being held in the Stalag Luft III camp in Germany, Flight Lieutenant Gerald Imeson was still able to order and take delivery of a brand new watch in 1942.<br />
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The famous Swiss watchmaker had offered all British officers one of their timepieces to replace the ones seized by the Germans and they could be paid for after the war.<br />
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F/Lt Imeson helped dig the three tunnels for the audacious escape attempt of 1944.