Whatever you think of Eric Clapton’s crooning, the man has great taste in watches.

In particular he had a killer collection of classic stainless steel Rolex watches, enough to make any collector drool with envy.

A highly prized c. 1967 Submariner owned by Eric Clapton

Many of his timepieces were sold at auction in 2003 for what now seem like ridiculously cheap prices.

Now one of the rarest of his jewels, a c. 1967 Rolex Submariner with a highly-prized “Explorer 3,6,9″ dial has surfaced for sale at California’s Fourtané, which houses some of the world’s finest examples of the famed Swiss brand.

Foutané is asking $85,000, but just think of all the “Slowhand” jokes you’ll be able to make….