Date: 18th September 2000

Vinnie Jones Has Got Time On His Hands

VINNIE JONES's business ventures just keep on growing - so much so he's taken on another pair of hands. The hands belong to a set of limited edition watches, which the SNATCH star is now selling at $22.50 (15) a piece. The time pieces are being plugged as part of his aftershave range - PENNY BLACK.

All the watches are limited edition pieces, bearing a bullseye-style RAF logo - stocks are fast running out as only 10,000 were made, and sales are booming. LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS star Vinnie wears a special version of the Penny Black watch, which is worth over $1,500 (1,000).

Penny Black Managing Director JASON ALDRIDGE says, "These watches are becoming hot property. The logo seems to be the reason why so many people want them. I have had people on the phone from Australia and America buying them. "It won't be long before we run out of them, and then the 15 they paid for the watches will be an investment." (JD/WN/JM)

Source: WENN