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Rolex 1680 Submariner 1680 SS Circa 1978 GREAT PATINA (33280)

$11,500

+ $29 shipping to United States of America

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Condition Pre-owned
Scope of delivery No original box, no original papers
Availability Available now
Expected delivery Jan 20, 2020 - Jan 28, 2020
Payment Method
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Reviews: 264
This dealer is from Boston, United States of America.
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Basic Info

Listing number 7RV6A2
Reference number 1680
Brand Rolex
Model Submariner Date
Code 33280
Movement Automatic
Case material Steel
Bracelet material Steel
Year Unknown
Condition Very good (Worn with little to no signs of wear)
Scope of delivery No original box, no original papers
Location United States of America, Massachusetts, Boston

Caliber

Movement Automatic
Movement/Caliber 1570
Number of jewels 26

Case

Case material Steel
Case diameter 40 mm
Thickness 15 mm
Water resistance 20 ATM
Crystal Plexiglass

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Steel
Bracelet color Steel

Functions

Date

Others

Center Seconds, Luminescent Hands, Chronometer, Screw-Down Crown

Description

Rolex 1680 Submariner, stainless steel on a stainless steel 93150 Oyster bracelet with 580 end links, automatic, date window with cyclops at 3 o'clock, acrylic crystal, screw-down crown, centered sweep seconds hand, COSC, original matching hands and markers have beautiful patina, water resistant to 660ft, 5.4M serial, circa 1978, diameter: 40mm, thickness: 15mm. Excellent Condition with European Watch Company pouch and 6-month warranty. Email us about this watch Trade for this watch


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This is a vintage c. 1978 stainless steel Rolex Submariner 1680. It has an integral 93150 stainless steel Oyster bracelet with 580 endlinks and a "Top Hat" acrylic crystal with a Cyclops bubble that magnifies the date at 3 o'clock. In overall excellent condition, the 40mm diameter solid three-body case is polished and brushed with a screw down case back and crown. It has the original graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel showing decompression times, and a crown guard protects the Triplock winding crown. It has a distinctive yellow patina on the luminous steel baton hands and dot, triangular, and baton hour index markers. There is a center sweep seconds hand, an outer track with minute/seconds divisions, and the mechanism is COSC certified (officially certified Swiss chronometer). It's water resistant to 200 meters/660 feet, and the 15mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Submariner 1680 has a mechanical automatic winding Rolex calibre 1570 movement that's rhodium-plated with oeil-de-perdrix embellishment. It's constructed with 26 jewels, a shock absorber mechanism, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, and 5 positions, a self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, and a hacking device for precision time-setting.
There mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 19,800 vph (2.75 Hz).

The Rolex Submariner 1680 was produced from 1965 to 1974.

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European Watch Company

232 Newbury Street,
Boston, MA 02116
United States of America
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Tel.: [+1] 617-262-9798
Fax: [+1] 617-247-0480
We speak:
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Croatian
  • Chinese (traditional)
Trusted Seller since 2009
274 watches listed
This dealer owns a store in which you may view their watches.
Number of recommendations from other Chrono24 dealers: 7
Number of watches sold via Trusted Checkout: 422

4.9 out of 5 stars  |  Reviews: 264

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