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Oris Diver Sixty-Five, Movember Edition

Published on Oct 25, 2017
Founded around 20 years ago in Austrailia, Movember has become a global event every November. The Movember Foundation aims to raise funds and draw attention to men’s health issues, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and matters of mental health.
Men the world over are encouraged to grow mustaches for charity and has attracted the support from several sponsors, including, Carlsberg, Gillette, the Royal Mail, Qantas, Google, and now Oris.


I’m sorry but I just don’t get it! Paul Newman has become a legend of our time – agreed and this watch arguable is one of, if not the most, famous Rolex ever made, however it is still a battle worn Daytona with a dial which at the time Rolex struggled to sell. The buyer must have been seriously sold on the iconic status of this watch because as far as technical merit is concerned it is lacking. Consider that for the price paid for this tatty chronograph however much it may have been loved by one man, one could have bought ALL of the other lots, and that would make a serious watch collection right there, including amongst some very eminent lots one of the handful of legal Alaska III NASA Speedmasters, and no less than No.00 Duality by Philippe Dufour! And that would leave you change to buy a small country house, a modest collection of cars and probably the finest collection of clocks possible to assemble – or a tatty Rolex…………. sorry I don’t get it.


Hello!. If somebody paid that amount of money may be this person just has a car collection, some houses, an extraordinary watch collection…..and so on.

I have always thought that Tag Heuer scores a lot of undeserved negativity. his Autavia seems to be a most attractive timepiece.