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      08-18-2019, 04:39 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by duder13 View Post

It wasn't THAT long ago that a Rolex Submariner was considered simply a tough dive watch that was a bit more expensive than many of its rivals, rather than a luxury good meant to show wealth.
Rolex always has been a brand that stood for luxury with comon people.
I remember in the early 90's (all time low time for mechanical watches) asking my parents to bring back a cheap fake rolex from one of their businesstrips to the east, to show off at a costumeparty or so (I wanted to go as sheik I think...)
A submariner also was expensive back in those days, and quite a step up from brands like breitling, tag, etc etc.
It definately wasnt just a tough dive watch.
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