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Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 Stainless Steel Black Dial

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Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 Stainless Steel Black Dial

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Brand: Rolex
Regular Price: $18,516.86
Item Number: 147470
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Model Name/Number: Submariner 1680
Serial/Year: 5,2XX,XXX - 1978
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 1575
Case: The case is in great, honest condition and has been polished. The case has scratches normal from use. The caseback shows some wear and has scratches from opening. The bezel has faded to a lovely grey color that can look blue/ lavender in certain lights. The bezel has some scratches and wear and the pip at 12 has developed patina. Inner case back is engraved: 1680. Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined. Acrylic crystal is in excellent condition with little signs of wear.
Dial: Excellent matte black feet first dial with yellow Tritium hour markers and hands. The dial has developed light patina. Hands shows signs of patina. Some of the hour markers have developed small spots of darker patina. 
Bracelet: Excellent stainless steel 93150 Oyster with 11 links, 593 end links and divers extension is in great condition with signs of wear and scratches. The bracelet has some stretch. The bracelet is a later replacement and the clasp is stamped K11 indicating it is from 1986.
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.

Vintage WATCH CONDITION EXAMINATION

This Rolex watch is in vintage condition with visible wear consistent with age. The case has scratches and has been polished. The bezel has aged to a lovely grey color that can look blue/ lavender in some lights. The dial is in excellent condition with light patina and the lume in the hands and on the dial have aged to a similar yellow color. The bracelet is a later replacement and in great condition with signs of wear and stretch.  

VINTAGE ROLEX SUBMARINER 1680

By Paul Altieri

This example is in overall great, honest condition and has aged beautifully over the years. From the nice buttery colored lume to the excellent ghost bezel this 1680 is a real stunner. 

The Rolex 1680 is one of the most sought-after vintage watches on the market. It hails from the legendary Submariner collection, complete with a waterproof case, 60-minute diver's bezel, and self-winding movement. The 1680 also holds a special place in Rolex history as the first Submariner to feature a date mechanism on the dial. Don't miss out on the chance to add this cult favorite to your watch box today!

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