Man Is Surprised By How Much His Watch Is Worth In the 1970s a man treated himself to a Rolex watch. It cost him a little more than $300. When he recently brought it to the TV show Antiques Roadshow, an expert told him it was worth up to $700,000.
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Man Is Surprised By How Much His Watch Is Worth

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Man Is Surprised By How Much His Watch Is Worth

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In the 1970s a man treated himself to a Rolex watch. It cost him a little more than $300. When he recently brought it to the TV show Antiques Roadshow, an expert told him it was worth up to $700,000.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. In the 1970s, a man treated himself to a Rolex. The watch cost $346. He was in the military back then, not paid much, and that was a lot of money. But it nevertheless was a good investment. The watch seemed so precious he hardly ever wore it. And when he brought it to the TV show "Antiques Roadshow" and experts said it's worth up to $700,000 now, the moment that he was told, the man threw himself down on the ground.

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