View full screen - View 1 of Lot 8021. Submariner "White", Reference 1680 | A stainless steel wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1979 | 勞力士 | Submariner "White" 型號1680 | 精鋼鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1979年製.
8021

Rolex

Submariner "White", Reference 1680 | A stainless steel wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1979 | 勞力士 | Submariner "White" 型號1680 | 精鋼鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1979年製

Rolex

Rolex

Submariner "White", Reference 1680 | A stainless steel wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1979 | 勞力士 | Submariner "White" 型號1680 | 精鋼鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1979年製

Submariner "White", Reference 1680 | A stainless steel wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1979 | 勞力士 | Submariner "White" 型號1680 | 精鋼鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1979年製

Rolex
Submariner "White", Reference 1680

A stainless steel wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1979

勞力士

Submariner "White" 型號1680

精鋼鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,約1979年製


Dial: black
Calibre: cal. 1570 automatic, 26 jewels
Case: stainless steel, screw down case back
Case number: 5'804'893
Closure: stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and folding clasp 
Size: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 170 mm
Signed: case, dial and movement

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The date function is working properly. The Plexi crystal is not original and may possibly be later fitted. The luminous materials may have been relumed and there is slight discolouration on the dial surrounding the luminous plots. The bezel has been replaced during servicing and the pearl is most likely later. The band with minor signs of wear visible to the naked eye, and has most likely been slightly polished. The case back with surface wear throughout and dings to the edges. The 93150 bracelet with 580 end links has a strong dent to the folding clasp.


Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.


Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.

 

"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."


**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."