Stefano Mazzariol, an Italian collector, has a magnificent blog and takes some of the most amazing pictures. In terms of history and photos this guy has one of the best blogs around. If you haven't visited yet, here is a tease.
The Submariner below features a beautiful meters first gilt tropical dial. This is one of the finest examples I have seen. The strap is amazing as well. The Bund strap reminds one of the utility first design approach of the Submariner.