23 Sep '16, 9pm

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PH A WWII German watch found in drawers fetched £54,560 at an auction The Panerai watch made in Italy using Rolex movements is believed to be one of only 618 made between 1941 and 1943. Related articles Rolex worn by hero PoW in Great Escape up for sale Mercedes stolen from German industrialist during WWII set to fetch £6m The vendors, who had no idea of the value, were ecstatic with the result Anita Manning It was sold through Great Western Auctions on Friday for £54,560, a record price for the business. The timepiece was found in a drawer at a house in Lanarkshire and is believed to have been taken home by a British soldier as a trophy and souvenir. The watches were used by frogmen "Kampfschwimmer" of the German and Italian navy during the Second World War. Anita Manning, managing director of Great Western Auctions, said: "The bidding was fierce. "There was interest from...

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