|Condition: (What's This?)||Vintage|
|Model Name/Number:||Submariner 1680|
|Serial/Year:||5,2XX,XXX - 1978|
|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.|
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.
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!
*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.
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!
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.
outstanding example of Red Submariner. Exactly what I have been looking for.
Item delivered promptly and as described.
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.