This story originally came to us via the Rolex Forums and it's a doozy. If you've ever questioned how the Submariner earned its street cred, dig in. This is the tale of a two-tone Sub lost in cold British Columbia waters only to be found some 14 months later, replete with a barnacle reportedly attached to its bezel.*
While it is remarkable luck that the watch was recovered, get this, after a few winds it started running after some 14 months at 100m of sea water. These are the sorts of stories that become brand legends, even for formidable brands like Rolex. We can only hope that nearly 4 years later that Sub has been back in action and on the wrist of that lucky owner, even if only for the story.*
Read more about the whole story here.*