Edmund Hillarys family feud over Geneva watch sale

12th November 2010, Comments 0 comments

A collection of Rolex watches owned by the first man to climb Mount Everest is set to fall under the gavel at a Geneva auction on Sunday but members of the late Sir Edmund Hillarys family are attempting to block the sale. Hillarys son and daughter obtain a legal injunction, saying the timepieces consigned for auction by their stepmother rightly belong to them, while the New Zealand government also expresses concerns.

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