23 Aug '16, 8pm

This rare $220,000 vintage Rolex has an Olympic backstory

Jean-Claude Killy was a two-time skiing World Cup winner from the mountains of France who captured the world's attention when he won the so-called "Triple Crown" of alpine skiing in 1968 at Grenoble, France. He won gold in the slalom, giant slalom, and downhill events at the age of 25. Later in life, he dabbled in race car driving and acting in movies and married one of his co-stars, French actress and pin-up model Danielle Gaubert. Jean-Claude Killy in 1967. Photographer: ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images It will not surprise you to learn that he was also very handsome. So it made sense that he became an ambassador for Rolex and remained one for many years. There is even a "Killy" Rolex nicknamed after him, a manually wound, triple-date calendar Dato-Compax chronograph. Like the man himself, it is elegant and multi-talented. Any Killy watch is a rare find. They...

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