Ref. 6536/1 features a detail rarely seen on Submariners: a depth rating in red script without unit measures.
Some seriously significant watches will be up for grabs during Phillips’ Geneva Watch Auction XIII.
The ultra-rare timepiece is one of only three Ref. 2523 watches to feature a map of the Eurasian landmass.
The timepieces will be up for bid at Geneva Watch Auction XIII and Hong Kong Watch Auction XII.
The auction also included Steve McQueen’s Heuer, which sold for over $2.2 million.
You can own the watch that put the Italian brand on the map.
Philippe Dufour’s $1.5 million Simplicity 20th Anniversary Watch was the highlight.
The watch, which uses silicon on the escapement and features enhanced lume, will debut at Phillips’s December auction in New York.
The watches are part of Guy Laliberté’s One Drop auction, which includes a slew of important timepieces.