Released in 1972 for one year only, the Rolex Commando was the cheapest model in the famed Swiss watchmaker’s catalog at the time.

Today, of, course, it is extremely rare, desirable and all-but-impossible to find, though find one we have – this perfectly-patina’d number, from California’s Fourtané, will set you back a cool $25,000.

Considered a spartan version of the famous Explorer, it’s the young Marlon Brando of classic Rolexes

Considered a spartan version of the famous Explorer, it’s the young Marlon Brando of classic Rolexes, if you will.

Shown here on a rugged leather cuff-style strap, it’s the perfect accessory for that vintage Triumph Bonneville you finally saved up for.

Ah well, you can always get another Triumph.