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Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 Matte Black Dial

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Brand: Rolex
Regular Price: $14,915.36
Item Number: 124541
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Model Name/Number:
Submariner 1680
Serial/Year: 5,9XX,XXX - 1979
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 1570 
Case: Excellent stainless steel case which has previously been polished and shows surface wear from use. The black service bezel insert is also in excellent condition and shows light signs of wear. Reference and serial numbers are crisp and well defined. Acrylic crystal does have light surface scratches.
Dial: Excellent matte black Tritium dial with light creamy yellow hour markers. Hands have been colored to match the dial. 
Bracelet: Excellent 93150 stainless steel Oyster bracelet with 11 links and 580 end links. Bracelet has wear from use. Back of Fliplock clasp is stamped VD.
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box
Warranty: This vintage 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.

Pre-owned Watch Condition Examination

This Rolex watch is in vintage condition with surface wear throughout consistent with age.

Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680

By Paul Altieri

The Rolex 1680 history dates back to the late 1960s. At the time of its release, the iconic vintage Rolex was the first Submariner to include a date mechanism on the dial. This feature would go on to become a fixture of the Submariner collection. Reference 1680 is a cult favorite among collectors in the know and an excellent gateway into vintage Rolex collecting. Simply put, if you're in the market for the best investment while shopping for a Rolex with provenance, iconic style, and value, this is the watch to buy. The example you see here includes a matte black dial decorated with Tritium hour markers and Mercedes hands, a black service bezel, and a 3-link Oyster bracelet.

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