Then there’s the watch not worn, however solely talked about. For those who aren’t a deep watch lover, the phrases uttered on this transient second of the movie may go in a single ear and out the opposite, however for lots of us right here at HODINKEE, it’s the one factor we are able to speak about. I’m after all referring to the scene the place Driver’s Maurizio mentions the Patek Philippe ref. 2523 and his curiosity in doubtlessly shopping for one. For many who don’t know, the ref. 2523 is the Patek classic world timer. These are uncommon watches that we solely see at public sale lately. I had the possibility to not solely cowl one not too long ago, however see it and deal with it within the steel at Phillips. That was a selected 2523 Eurasia dial that went on to promote for over $8 million. Evidently, it was cool to listen to his character discuss this piece of horological esoterica. How this ended up within the script, I don’t know – however I like that it did.