|Model: ||Submariner 1680|
|Serial/Year:||2,9XX,XXX - 1970|
|Grade: (What's This?)||IV - Vintage|
|Features:||Automatic 1575 movement w/ date, waterproof screw-down crown, bi-directional rotatable time-lapse diver's bezel, acrylic crystal|
|Case:||Excellent case (40mm). Case is in excellent condition. Recently expertly polished.|
|Dial:||Mark IV "Red Sub" dial is in excellent condition. Creamy markers w/ matching hands. Correct open 6 an 9 silver date wheel|
|Bracelet:||Stainless steel 93150 Oyster w/ 580 end links + 11 links|
|Box & Papers:||Bob's presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity|
|Comments:||This certified Rolex Submariner comes w/ Bob's 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty|
Released in the mid 1960's, the reference 1680 is the first Submariner Rolex released with a date wheel. The early models of this watch feature the word "Submariner" in red on the dial. The "Red Sub" or "Single Red" has long been a favorite of collectors. All 1680's have a distinct 3mm raised acrylic crystal with a magnifying cyclops at the 3 o'clock, which makes it easily recognizable among vintage Submariners. Another interesting fact about the 1680 is that is run by a Rolex self-winding calibre 1575 movement, however at first glance, you will the see the rotor bridge is stamped 1570. This is due to Rolex continuing to use interchangeable parts after addition of the date function.
This watch features a Mark IV matte black dial. The Mark VI dial can be distinguished by the "Feet before Meters" display, the open "6's," and the red lettering of the word "Submariner" being printed on top of white. This dial is in excellent condition. Its tritium markers are fully intact and have aged to a beautiful creamy color.
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