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The vintage Rolex Submariner 6538, produced by the Swiss maker from 1954-59, the original ‘Bond Submariner’, is estimated at £40,000-60,000 at Fellows’ auction on August 28.

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The vintage Rolex Submariner 6538, produced by the Swiss maker from 1954-59, holds the enviable spot in watchmaking history as the original ‘Bond Submariner’.

It earned its nickname as the first Submariner to be featured on the wrist of 007 in the James Bond films, including Dr No, From Russia with Love, Goldfinger and Thunderball.

This c.1957 example, with an automatic calibre 1030 and calibrated bezel, is a star entry in Fellows’ watch sale in Birmingham on August 28. It carries a guide of £40,000-60,000 and comes with its original guarantee dated 1958.

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