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Vintage 1979 Rolex Submariner 1680 Feet First Dial

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Manufacturer: Rolex
Item Number: 126883
Condition: Vintage
Submariner 1680
Serial/Year: 6,1XX,XXX - 1979
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 1570
Case: Excellent case which has been previously polished and shows light wear from use. Comes with a good black bezel insert with light wear. Inner case back is stamped: 1680.  Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined.
Dial: Excellent matte black tritium dial with eggshell hour markers and matching hands. Lume is partially flaked on the 4, 6, 10, and 11 o'clock markers.
Bracelet: Excellent 93150 with 12 links and 580 end links. Claspback is stamped "VE". Bracelet shows wear from use.
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card
Warranty: This pre-owned Rolex comes with Bob's Watches one year warranty
Return Policy: If not 100% satisfied, return watch in 3 days for a full refund. Terms.


This Vintage Rolex watch is in overall excellent condition with moderate wear to the case and bracelet. Bezel insert shows a scratch between 11 and 12 o'clock and a small chip between 1 and 2 o'clock.

Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680

By Paul Altieri

* All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. Certificates are issued by WatchCSA, the industry's leading independent authority on watch authentication. WatchCSA Certified Pre-Owned certificates are provided for an additional fee at checkout. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed. Note that "B&P" means "box and papers" where stated.


This pre-owned Rolex comes with Bob's Watches one year warranty

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Simply the best.


Excellent service, staff was very helpful in educating me on my purchase. I’ll never consider buying anywhere else


So far everything has been great!

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.

Vintage 1973 Rolex Red Submariner 1680

outstanding example of Red Submariner. Exactly what I have been looking for.

red sub 1680

Item delivered promptly and as described.

Good Every Day Watch

A little late on my review but I thought better late than never. I purchased this watch as an every day timepiece and couldn't be happier. I wear it everywhere and it still looks and functions great.

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