This August, Sotheby’s is partnering with Bob’s Watches* to offer a curated group of 18 driving wristwatches in Watches Online: The Driver’s Collection. The sale draws inspiration from a select group of cars offered in RM’s forthcoming auctions in Monterey, together showcasing the optimum in watchmaking and automotive technology at Sotheby’s this summer.
Leading the Watches Online sale is a rare ‘Big Crown James Bond’ Submariner with tropical dial, ref 6538, forever immortalised in cinematic history by Sean Connery’s 007. This piece presents the ideal companion to the 1965 Aston Martin DB5 "Bond Car", ‘The Most Famous Car in the World’, being sold at RM Sotheby’s on 15 August.
Watches Online: The Driver’s Collection will be open for bidding exclusively online from 14–20 August with the full sale on view at Monterey from 15–17 August.