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RETROSPECT: 1954 Rolex 6205 Submariner

With the slew of ‘new!’ and ‘updated!’ releases coming out of this year’s Salon International de la

With the slew of ‘new!’ and ‘updated!’ releases coming out of this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) watch convention in Geneva, HODINKEE took a step back to examine one of the watches that started it all: a 1954 Rolex Submariner. The model, 6205, is actually the first to read “Submariner” on the face. This watch is the Porsche 911 of watches – the perfect balance of refined style, minimalism and functionality that makes the brand so revered. This tasteful silhouette features the original thick casing, an unhashed bezel, and a beautiful gold dial and hand set. The watch is long out of production and merely exists as a reference model so, for now, enjoy the pictures.

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