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Clock arithmetic…

Celebrity Tara Reid at beach wearing yet-to-be-stolen Rolex

From the (London) TimesOnline Money Central Blog:

According to one long-serving insurance underwriter, there have been more Rolex Oyster watches, worth upwards of £1,000, recorded as lost in the Costa Del Sol in the Spain than have ever been manufactured.

For other creative ways to cover the cost of a holiday, see:  “25 Most Bizarre Travel Insurance Claims Ever.”

As we plot our journeys and pay our premiums up to date, we might recall that on this date in 1927 Charles “Lucky Lindy” Lindbergh landed his plane, “The Spirit of St. Louis,” in Paris, after the first solo air crossing of Atlantic.


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May 21, 2009 at 1:01 am