Vintage 1969

    Rolex Submariner Date 'Single Red', 1680

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    Was 17,995.00
    Code: 23550S
    Manufacturer Code: 1680
    Availability In Stock
    Gender Mens
    SWC Ref RO-23550S
    Warranty 12 Months
    Age Circa 1969
    Model No 1680
    Box Original Box
    Papers SWC Authenticity Card
    Diameter 40mm
    Brand Rolex
    Condition Pre Owned - Fine
    RRP Discontinued

    We are proud to present this iconic & collectable Rolex Submariner Date ‘Single Red’ watch for sale.

    The Rolex Submariner can easily be described as one of Rolex's most famous designs and is considered one of the most popular diving watches ever created. When first launched back in the early 1950s, this was the first-ever watch to be water-resistant to 300m and set the standard for what a diving watch should be both in functionality and style.

    The reference 1680 (launched in 1967) was the very first date-displaying Rolex Submariner model, which makes it an especially important reference in the history of the brand’s famous dive watch. Like many vintage Rolex watches, the Submariner Date ref. 1680 came in several iterations and the so-called “Red Sub” models are some of the most collectible of them all.

    This version of the 1680 comes set in a 40mm stainless steel Oyster case with a bi-rotational bezel with a black insert. The dial is a Mark V matte black dial with the iconic red ‘Submariner’ text and featuring Tritium luminous dot hour markers and hand set (indicated by the Swiss-T<25) with a date feature at 3 o’clock. The dial is protected by an acrylic plexi-glass (called a top-hat because of its raised profile) and the watch is powered by the Rolex calibre 1570 automatic movement. The watch comes fitted on a (modern) tapered Oyster link bracelet with folding sports clasp.

    Originally from circa 1969 and in fine condition for its age, this Submariner comes with a Rolex inner & outer box, service pouch and a 12 month warranty from the Swiss Watch Company. It also comes with previous Rolex paperwork denoting a previous movement correction from May 2017.

    This would be an incredible piece for any serious Rolex collection.

    • Fine condition- for its age
    • Rare & collectable model
    • 40mm Stainless steel Oyster case
    • Pin hole lugs
    • Black bezel insert
    • Bi-directional bezel
    • Mark V matte black dial with date
    • Plexi Glass
    • Chronometer
    • Stainless steel Oyster bracelet
    • Automatic movement
    • Calibre 1570
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