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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 111

ROLEX REF 1680 SUBMARINER STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 660 ft = 200 m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified", case No. 5037002, Ref. 1680. Made in 1977. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a Rolex stainless steel bracelet and deployant clasp.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw down case back with dedication inscription and crown, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, crystal with Cyclops lens. Black with Submariner in red letters, luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minutes/ seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free- sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,100 - 5,200

Sold: CHF 5,250

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-42


Repolished, edges altered

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length: 200 mm.