Keepin’ it simple today.
Rolex x Hamilton 1883 for The Class Room.
It was the most lucrative day’s work that Haitham Wihaib will ever do.
His boss Saddam Hussein had just spent hours in a Baghdad palace with one of his many mistresses.
As the Iraqi dictator emerged and headed towards his chauffeur-driven Mercedes, it was Wihaib’s job - as his head of protocol - to check that he had not left anything behind.
“To my surprise I saw his £100,000 gold Rolex sitting on a bedside table,” recalled Wihaib.
“When he turned to me, I had never seen such a satisfied look on his face. He had clearly had a very pleasurable afternoon. He smiled and told me to keep it.”