• Lot 324

    Rolex. A rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date, bracelet, original guarantee, anchor and box

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SUBMARINER, 660FT=200M, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, REF. 1680, CASE NO. 3'225'698, MANUFACTURED IN 1973

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    Rolex. A rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date, bracelet, original guarantee, anchor and box
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 660ft=200m, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, ref. 1680, case no. 3'225'698, manufactured in 1973
    Cal. 1570 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, black matte dial, luminous dot, baton and dagger numerals, luminous mercedes hands, sweep centre seconds, magnified window for date, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw back, screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    With Rolex Garantie et Attestation de Chronomètre Officiel dated 15 July 1974, metal anchor, original fitted green presentation box and outer packaging.

    Examples like this reference 1680 model are also called "Red Sub" amongst collectors and are considered the most popular version of the first of all Submariners featuring a date indication.

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    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.


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