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Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680

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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 104866
Condition: (What's This?) Excellent
Model:
Submariner 1680
Serial/Year: 2,3xx,xxx - 1968
Gender: Men's
Features:

Automatic movement w/date, water resistant screw-down crown, unidirectional rotatable time-lapse diver's bezel, acrylic crystal

Case: Stainless steel case (40mm). Case is in mint condition with sharp beveled edges and original fat font insert. 
Dial: Original "Mark 2" dial has aged to a gorgeous tropical brown color with light patina. Original tritium handset matches nicely. 
Bracelet: Folded link 9315 oyster w/280 endlinks. Bracelet is in excellent condition with minimal stretch. 
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Complimentary Bob's Presentation Box and Certificate of Authenticity

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This Rolex Submariner 1680 comes w/ Bob's certificate of authenticity, 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex Submariner reference

The Rolex Submariner reference 1680 with Red writing is a cult classic and highly desirable among Vintage Rolex collectors. This particular early reference 1680 features a "Tropical" dial, which has aged to a pleasing chocolate brown. Many early reference 1680 "Red" writing Submariners aged to various degrees of tropical brown, making each example very unique. 

 

 

 

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Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680
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  • September 8, 2019
    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.

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