Is the Rolex Submariner overrated?
As far as horology things go, and in a very strict and logical sense, the short answer is that the Submariner as a watch is overrated.
But we have to examine, first, what we intend for “overrated”, in this case, and what a Submariner really stands for.
So, let’s go back to the origins of the Submariner. The year is 1954. Our watch – reference 6200 – debuts in an international exhibition – a tough, sturdy, tool watch which was sold to the public at the equivalent of USD 150. I will use USD to be clear – please remember that global companies distribute worldwid…