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Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 dating from 1978

The Rolex Submariner is arguably one of the most sought after and collectable Rolex models in the world today, and here is a fantastic vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 dating from 1978 that has the right look and feel to it, that looks even more amazing on the wrist.

The prices of vintage Rolex watches of the same model vary so much due to one major aspect - the dial. Whereas the coveted red Submariner will have the same 1680 designation, the price for a genuine "red sub" will be considerably more due to this one feature alone. Up until 1976 the word "Submariner" was in red and then changed to being white. The dial has started to achieve a lovely soft patina on the index markers which will just get better with age and is waht gives these classic vintage Rolex watches their distinct look and character.

Fitted in the iconic 40mm watch case that has not changed for decades, the case back is also the original with the 1680 stamping as sometimes these were changed by Rolex for whatever reason and can often be found with different numbers on the case back.

With the original Rolex Oyster band with the numbering 93150 and 580 end links all in great condition, inside is the beautiful 26 jewelled Rolex calibre 1570 that runs perfect and comes with our twelve month warranty.

This is a spectacular example of a highly sought after Rolex and one that when on the wrist will always get the attention that it rightly deserves.


Stock# W1483

Maker: Rolex

Model: Rolex Submariner 1680

Circa: 1978


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