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Vintage 1970 Rolex Submariner 1680

Vintage 1970 Rolex Submariner 1680

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Item Number: 116532
Manufacturer: Rolex
Model Name/Number: Submariner 1680
Serial/Year: 2,4XX,XXX - 1970
Grade: (What's This?) IV - Vintage
Gender: Men's
Movement / Features: Automatic caliber 1570 movement, water resistant, screw down crown, rotatable diver's bezel, acrylic crystal
Case: Excellent 18K YG case that has just been polished. The watch comes with a black bezel insert. Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined.​ Caseback is stamped 1680. 
Dial: Excellent black nipple dial with creamy markers. Hands have aged a few shades lighter than the markers towards the center.
Bracelet: Excellent YG Jubilee bracelet with 22 links and stamped 3 71. Bracelet has light stretch for its age.
Box & Papers: Rolex box, hang tag, and Bob's Certificate of Authenticity
Comments: This Rolex all gold Submariner comes w/ Bob's 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680

By Paul Altieri, 

The Rolex Submariner reference 1680 was the first submariner to feature a date wheel and cyclopes crystal and the first to be released in all gold. It was made approximatly between 1966 and 1979 and is known as an excellent collector's watch. The all gold model is especially collectable as there were significantly fewer manufactured compared to their steel counterparts. Initially, the watch dial featured the metric system with meters first (200m=660ft), however around 1971 Rolex changed the dial to read feet first (660ft=200m) in order to accommodate the United States, which was becoming the manufacturer's largest market for the brand.

This particular watch, manufactured in 1968, is 18k gold and features a mint matte black dial with gold "nipple" hour markers. The tritium hour markers have a warm creamy patina. The hands have aged a few shades lighter, but over-all very clean. This 1680 features a sweeping second hand, date window, feet first dial, signed case, dial and movement, and is complete with an 18k YG jubilee bracelet. 

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