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Rolex Vintage Submariner 1680 Date

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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 113104
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Model:
Submariner 1680
Serial/Year: 5,0XX,XXX - 1978
Gender: Men's
Features: Automatic 1570 movement w/ date, waterproof screw-down crown, rotatable time-lapse diver's bezel, acrylic crystal
Case: Possibly Unpolished. Excellent condition. Shows wear from use. Naturally faded bezel insert. 
Dial: Excellent matte black dial w/ creamy markers and matching hands
Bracelet: Newer Oyster bracelet 93150 w/ 12 links and 580 end 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

Rolex Submariner 1680

By Paul Altieri

The 1680 is often thought of as a “first step” when building vintage collection. Many varieties and conditions are available in the market place making this a great value for any pocketbook. This specimen is a perfect example, even though it is overshadowed by is more popular cousin, the “red letter submariner” this version with its all white lettering has its fans due to its stark, clean dial.

This beautiful dial is truly stunning and has a deep eggshell patina to that extends to the handset as well giving the watch a look that will appeal to any beginning collector. The calendar disc it the correct silver color for this model and the possibly un-polished case is in excellent condition with natural age. The lightly faded bezel also shows signs of aging including a nice patina to the capsule. The newer 93150 oyster bracelet has 12 links and is in fantastic condition with a minimum of stretch. This is truly a beautiful piece that has everything a collector wants, age, beauty and a great price.  If you have any questions feel free to contact Larry at Larry@bobswatches.com.

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Rolex Vintage Submariner 1680 Date
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    Amazing

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  • July 3, 2020
     

    So far everything has been great!

  • September 8, 2019
    This watch checks all the boxes I was looking for in a 1680

    My birth year serial Perfect matching markers and hands patina Perfect matching pearl Fat font insert with a beautiful grey out fade patina Running 100% excellent time. Accurate to the second even after 24 hours and non effects by wearing or resting positions.

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