29 May 2008
ROLEX, "SUBMARINER" REF. 1680
STAINLESS STEEL SELF-WINDING DIVER'S BRACELET WATCH WITH SWEEP SECONDS AND DATE DISPLAY
CASE NO. 6167203, CIRCA 1979
Calibre 1570, 26 jewels, the black dial with tritium-coated hour markers, sweep seconds, aperture for the date, in three-part case, brushed and polished, crystal with magnified lens, graduated bidirectional rotatable bezel for the decompression times, screw back, "Triplock" crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster "Fliplock" bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 40 mm.
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