Rotary Watches x Prostate Cancer UK | Unveiling our Latest Charity Partnership
01.09.2021BACK TO BLOG
ROTARY WATCHES X PROSTATE CANCER UK LIMITED EDITION WATCH
Prostate Cancer UK is the largest men’s health charity in the UK and exists to stop prostate cancer being a killer. Rotary Watches is honoured to stand united with Prostate Cancer UK, and become the charity’s first official watch partner.
To mark Prostate Cancer UK’s 25th anniversary and all that the charity has achieved in just a quarter of a century, Rotary Watches will unveil a Limited Edition 1IN8 Chronograph Timepiece. With only 1,000 individually numbered pieces and unique packaging, this watch not only marks a special anniversary but is also set to be a ‘collector’s’ timepiece.
Rotary Watches will pledge 10% + VAT from the sale of every 1IN8 watch which will go towards Prostate Cancer UK in support of their mission to save thousands of lives, so that our dads, brothers, partners, sons and friends can live longer and have more time with the people they love.
ONE OF A KIND
The Limited Edition 1IN8 Chronograph Timepiece pays tribute to Prostate Cancer UK. Water resistant to 50m and crafted in high quality stainless steel, the 42mm case houses a quartz chronograph movement. The striking dial, designed in white with a tachymetre in Prostate Cancer UK’s staple blue, is additionally protected by durable sapphire crystal.
The 24hr sub dial to the right features the iconic Man of Men symbol, placed just above the date window at 5 o’clock. Discreetly printed at 6 o’clock is written confirmation of the watch’s Limited Edition status, marking it as a true collector’s item. The charity’s famous logo featuring the recognisable Man of Men icon is inscribed on the case back in celebration of their insatiable work, along with a number out of 1000 to signal which special watch it is.
Mounted to the side of the case is a distinct crown framed by a pair of stop/start buttons. The watch is further complemented by a black leather strap, on which the underside is the same vibrant blue which matches the coloured detailing on the dial.
The Limited Edition 1IN8 Chronograph Timepiece comes in a premium Rotary x Prostate Cancer UK presentation box, featuring iterations of the Man of Men icon on either side. Each Limited Edition watch is accompanied by a Man of Men icon pin badge and a one-of-a-kind Limited Edition certificate, attesting which number of out 1000 the unique timepiece is. In addition to the famous pin badge an essential pocket guide is included about the disease. Last but not least, also within the box is the classic Rotary gift case, in which the 1IN8 timepiece sits.
We are thrilled to announce that this timepiece is now available to pre-order,
with the official launch set for 8th October 2021. Save the date!
HOW WILL THE MONEY BE USED?
In the UK, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Prostate Cancer UK’s top priority is to find better treatments and tests that could save thousands of lives. They invest in research to revolutionise the way prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated.
The charity additionally supports patients and their families dealing with prostate cancer at any stage, providing health information for individuals tackling difficult treatment choices and any side effects that come with treatment. Examples of Prostate Cancer UK’s support efforts include a confidential helpline staffed by specialist nurses, an online chat service, an informative website documented with helpful FAQs, peer to peer support and information booklets.
- • 1 in 8 men in the UK will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime (this increases to one in four for black men)
- • On average, one man dies from prostate cancer every 45 minutes.
- • 11,500 are losing their lives to prostate cancer every single year.
- • Prostate cancer is now a bigger killer than breast cancer.
- • Approximately 400,000 men are living with and after prostate cancer.
- • Prostate cancer is currently the most common cancer in men.
- • There are three main risk factors for getting prostate cancer: getting older (it mainly affects men aged over 50), having a family history of prostate cancer, and being black.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD WE KNOW?
It’s never too early or an inconvenience to get tested for prostate cancer. We encourage anyone reading this to begin open conversations about visiting your doctor to spot any signs of cancer. Anyone with a prostate is at risk, including transwomen and non-binary people who were assigned male at birth.
To find out more information about prostate cancer and its risks visit www.prostatecanceruk.org.
To find out your risk of developing prostate cancer complete Prostate Cancer UK’s 30-second risk checker.
To sign up and receive regular updates from Prostate Cancer UK about ways to support Prostate Cancer UK, click here.
Prostate Cancer UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland (SC039332). Registered company 02653887.