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[[File:Munich Agreement (Münchener Abkommen) 1938-09-30 Neville Chamberlaine showing the Anlo-German declaration ("Peace for our time"). Heston Aerodrome, west of London, England. Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe 3 1 0 5 268 3 1 111334 No known cop.jpg|thumb|right|Neville Chamberlain displaying the Anglo-German declaration after signing the Munich Agreement]]
[[File:P1010380.JPG|thumb|right|Rolex Yacht Master]]
'''[[Neville Chamberlain]]''' was the prime minister of Great Britain before [[World War II]] and during the first few months. He agreed to the [[Munich Agreement]], making his name forever synonymous with [[appeasement]].
The '''[[Rolex Yacht-Master]]''' is a sport watch made by [[Rolex]], first introduced in 1992 with the model 16628 in 18-carat yellow gold. In 1994, Rolex released a lady's model (69628) and a mid-size man's model (68628), which was the first time Rolex had ever issued a smaller professional size watch. In 1996, Rolex introduced two-tone (stainless steel and 18-carat yellow gold) to the lady's and mid-size line.
 
In 1997, Rolex released the Yacht-Master in Rolesium, a term patented by Rolex in 1932 which gives the Yacht-Master a stainless steel and platinum construction; the bezel and dial are platinum, while the case, band, crown, etc. are stainless steel. This model is also known as the Platinum Yacht-Master.
 
In 1999, Rolex discontinued the two-tone model 68623, replacing it with the two-tone model 168623 in 2000.  The difference between the two models are in the upgraded movement in the 168623, and the heavier 18-carat gold links (the links in the 68623 are hollow).  


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Rolex Yacht Master

The Rolex Yacht-Master is a sport watch made by Rolex, first introduced in 1992 with the model 16628 in 18-carat yellow gold. In 1994, Rolex released a lady's model (69628) and a mid-size man's model (68628), which was the first time Rolex had ever issued a smaller professional size watch. In 1996, Rolex introduced two-tone (stainless steel and 18-carat yellow gold) to the lady's and mid-size line.

In 1997, Rolex released the Yacht-Master in Rolesium, a term patented by Rolex in 1932 which gives the Yacht-Master a stainless steel and platinum construction; the bezel and dial are platinum, while the case, band, crown, etc. are stainless steel. This model is also known as the Platinum Yacht-Master.

In 1999, Rolex discontinued the two-tone model 68623, replacing it with the two-tone model 168623 in 2000. The difference between the two models are in the upgraded movement in the 168623, and the heavier 18-carat gold links (the links in the 68623 are hollow).

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