• Lot 276

    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SUBMARINER, 660FT=200M, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, REF. 1680, CASE NO. 3'061'289, MANUFACTURED IN 1972

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    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 660ft=200m, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, ref. 1680, case no. 3'061'289, manufactured in 1972
    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 filled out by hand and dated 18 January 1978 and International Servicing Guarantee from Rolex Argentina dated 27 September 2007.

    The present watch impresses by its very good, original condition and the charismatic dial showing an attractive chocolate brown colour, beautifully harmonizing with the ivory tone of the luminous numerals and hands and the red Submariner designation. Examples such as 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.