Monaco, Jul 17, 2018

LOT 27

ROLEX REF. 1680 "RED SUBMARINER" METER FIRST MARK III Fine and very rare stainless steelself-winding diver's wristwatchwith mark III dial. Date. Box and papers. Très rare et superbe montre-bracelet de plongée en acier. Bo îtier rond. Couronne et fond vissés. Lunette tournante graduée. Cadran noir avec dateur à 3 heures. Mouvement automatique certifié chronomètre.

EUR 15,000 - 25,000

Sold: EUR 33,488

Grading System
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Rolex

Model Submariner Date

Reference Ref. 1680

Year 1969

Bracelet Bracelet Rolex oyster riveted extensible with deployment clasp stamped 1-67

Numbers Case N. 2241407

Caliber 1575

Dimensions 40 mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Box and original papers and booklet and calendar.


Sold in 1971. The vividred "submariner" inscriptionposition at 6 o'clock on the dial of the reference 1680. Rolex's first submariner model to be fitted with the date, makes it one of the most widely soughtafter of all vintage Rolex sportswristwatches. Launched in 1967 the red submariner is without a doubt an iconic watch. The present model with mark IIIdial impresses with its superbcondition, strong case and bevels and beautiful cream indexes, furthermore, the light grey bezelgive it an amazing touch andan exciting opportunity for a collector of vintage sport watches. L'écriture rouge éclatante à 6 heures sur le cadran de la référence 1680 en fait une icône parmi les montresvintage de Rolex. Cette montre dispose d'un cadran Mark III dansun état et une patine exceptionnel. Les index de couleur crème homogène et une lunette vieillissante sur le gris confèrent une belle opportunité pour tout collectionneurde montres Rolex. Écrin et papiers. Vendue le 27 juillet 1971.


For Jewels the buyer will pay to the order of Monaco Legend Group, in addition to the hammer price, a buyer’s premium of:
until 1.000.000 €: 28.80% TTC. (24% HT).
Major of 1.000.000 €:15% TTC (12,5% HT).
Watches are submitted to a premium of:
Until 250.000 €: 28.80% TTC. (24% HT). From 250.001 to 999.999 €: 24%TTC. (20% HT).
Major of 1.000.000 €:15% TTC. (12,5% HT).
Artworks are submitted to a fix premium of 30% TTC. (25% HT).
Vehicles are submitted to a premium of: Until 50.000 €: 18% TTC. (15% HT)
Major of 50.000 €: 15% TTC. (12,5% HT)
The lots marked with a * are liable to the relevant import VAT:
› › 20% of the additional charge for the watches and jewels.
› › 5.5% of the additional charge for the artworks.