Big Crown 6538

Rolex Submariner ‘Big Crown’ 6538 This Submariner is one of the early models of the legendary Rolex Submariner that got his nickname ‘Big Crown’ due it’s oversized crown. The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner is a line of watches designed for diving manufactured by Rolex, known for their resistance to water. The first Submariner was introduced to the public in 1954 at the Swiss Watch Fair. The Rolex Submariner is considered “a classic among wristwatches”, manufactured by one of the most widely recognized luxury brands in the world, and due to its popularity has become the subject of massive counterfeiting. The Rolex Submariner is part of Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual line. Source: Wikipedia  

Kriegsmarine KM 720

Kriegsmarine KM 720 It is astonishing the number of timepieces of each kind which were budgeted for every type of ship. Many of the watches and clocks came from the little town of Glashuette in the mountainous area of the Erzgebirge near Dresden in Saxony. This is the home of the famous pocket watch and chronometer firm of Lange & Soehne, as well as other firms like Assmann. The German Bureau of Ships in Hamburg tested chronometers in Gesundbrunnen near Glashuette, far away from the coast. Many timepieces for the Navy were manufactured on the coast, e.g., the best known …