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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 182

    Rolex, made for Tiffany & Co. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE, SUBMARINER, 660FT=200M, SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED, RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO., REF. 1680, CASE NO. 5'371'711, MANUFACTURED IN 1978

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    Rolex, made for Tiffany & Co. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 660ft=200m, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, retailed by Tiffany & Co., ref. 1680, case no. 5'371'711, manufactured in 1978
    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, screw back and screw down crown, revolving black bezel calibrated for 60 units, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    40 mm. diam.


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    The present reference 1680 is a typical representative of Rolex's late 1970s production, still featuring the matte dial without the white gold borders to the luminous numerals. It appeals thanks to its clean and well-preserved original condition and the attractive retailer's signature.

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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.