Alexander Amosu commemorates Golden Jubilee of independence in Nigeria
Alexander Amosu, the award-winning Nigerian business mogul, has announced details of his highly anticipated item designed to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of independence in Nigeria.
The Amosu Rolex Submariner was unveiled as the special limited item customized personally by Alexander, which will be made available on the 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, October 1 2010.
Only 50 of the limited edition pieces will be made, all labelled 1 – 50, with number one being reserved as a gift to the President of Nigeria. Alexander has ensured the watches represent Nigeria with the customisation of each showcasing the luminescent indices, Rolex logo, date wheel, bezel markings second hand and dial text in white representing the white part of the Nigerian flag. The dial text will also show the words “Nigeria Submariner” in white. The date and dial will be green to represent the green of the flag.
“This project has been months in the making. As a proud Nigerian, I wanted to do something special to mark this historic occasion and I felt that a luxury timepiece was the best way to do this… I wanted to create a timepiece that could be passed down from generation to generation, A legacy timepiece” Alexander Amosu said.
Watches 11 through to 50 can be bought from www.alexanderamosu.co.uk with a starting price £15,000.