19 August 2016 - Rolex Steel Daytona to be auctioned for Jersey Hospice

An exclusive Rolex Daytona donated by Hettich to go under the hammer at Jersey Hospice Ball


Opportunities should be seized, not ignored. So when you have the chance to own one of the world's most sought-after watches of the moment, don't let it slip through your fingers.


The waiting list for the Rolex Daytona is closed, so normally you'd have to wait 4-5 years if you wanted to own the brand new Rolex model. But on the 24th September 2016 at the Jersey Hospice Ball, you'll be able to bid on a coveted Daytona - donated by Hettich Jewellers - and own it straight away. The Rolex Daytona is a cult classic, modelled on the original owned by Paul Newman who famously wore it on the cover of Vogue. Rolex released the new steel Daytona version with a brand new white or black dial  with ceramic bezel this year at the Basel World Watch Fair. Since then, the Daytona has become one of the most hotly anticipated and sought after watches of the moment and with a closed waiting list, watch collectors would normally have to wait years to own a Rolex Daytona.


But now, thanks to Hettich, Jersey's only approved Rolex retailer, you'll be able to get your hands on the new Daytona when it goes under the hammer at the Jersey Hospice Ball - and benefit the locally-supported charity all at the same time. Will you be the lucky bidder to leave with a brand new Rolex Daytona on your wrist? Advance bids are now being taken at Hettich with bidding also possible on the night, and the proceeds going to support the valuable work of Jersey Hospice.


Jeffrey Chinn, Director of Hettich said: 'Jersey Hospice Care has been there to support so many  local families through the years. But few realise just how much it costs to provide a service like this. Jersey Hospice Care needs £14,000 a day to run. That's every day of the year. Without our wholehearted support and the work of more than 500 volunteers and a team of 100 staff, day after day, Jersey Hospice's vital network of care services and support just wouldn't exist. We're delighted to be playing our part to ensure the work of Jersey Hospice can continue, and we hope the lucky bidder will enjoy wearing their new Rolex Daytona, knowing that their purchase has supported a charity at the heart of the island.'


The brand new Rolex Daytona in steel has either a white or black dial with black ceramic bezel - the model that will be auctioned on the 24th September will be the the white dial version. To register your interest and arrange an advance bid for the Rolex Daytona, contact Hettich Jewellers.. To find out more about the Jersey Hospice Care ball, contact Lady Sylvia Gould at Jersey Hospice Care. The Rolex Daytona will be available to view at Hettich until the night of the ball when the lucky bidder will be able to jump the waiting lists and own their brand new watch straight away.


As one of Jersey's longest-established jewellers, Hettich's heritage and tradition of customer service excellence for more than a century has won it a trusted position as official retailer for many world-renowned watch and jewellery brands such as Patek Philippe, Rolex and Cartier. Hettich Jewellers first opened its doors to its King Street boutique in 1900 and the family business still operates from the same location today. Jeffrey Chinn said: 'As a family-owned jewellers dating back over four generations, we are part of the island's fabric. We feel a strong responsibility to support Jersey Hospice Care, a local organisation that makes such a difference to the lives of local families every single day.


To find out more about the Rolex Daytona and the opportunity to own one of these coveted watches, contact the Hettich team to book a viewing appointment and register your bids.


Contact: Jeffrey Chinn, Hettich Jewellers, 1 King Street, St Helier. Tel: 01534 734491 or or Lady Sylvia at Jersey Hospice Care,