Pola Polu - Connect

Q. Q. A longish but easy connect.

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Ans- The connect is Rolex.. this are historic events which made or have of relevance having the involvement of rolex.. the first pic is sean connary james bond.. second the great escape .. Mercedes Gleitze was the first British woman to swim the English Channel on 7 October 1927. Some doubts were cast on her achievement when a hoaxer claimed to have made a faster swim only four days later. To silence her critics, Mercedes Gleitze attempted a repeat swim on 21 October in the full glare of publicity. Hans Wilsdorf knew a good marketing opportunity when he saw one, and offered her one of the earliest Rolex Oysters if she would wear it during the attempt. After more than 10 hours, in water that was much colder than during her first swim, she was pulled from the sea semi-conscious seven miles short of her goal.the watch was found to be in perfect condition, dry inside and ticking away as if nothing had happened. One month later, on 24 November 1927, Wilsdorf launched the Rolex Oyster watch in the United Kingdom as the focal point of a full front page Rolex advert in the Daily Mail, and the Rolex Oyster began its rise to fame........# #Jacques Piccard and his Rolex Oyster (Deep-Sea Special): 1960, Mariana Trench, depth of 10,916 m
# Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay carried a Rolex Oyster: 1953, altitude 8,848 m, Mount Everest...


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J.walker

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