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Rolex

Reference 1680 'Red' Submariner, A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1969 勞力士 1680 型號 'Red' Submariner 精鋼自動上鏈鍊帶腕錶備日期顯示,約1969年製

Rolex

Rolex

Reference 1680 'Red' Submariner, A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1969 勞力士 1680 型號 'Red' Submariner 精鋼自動上鏈鍊帶腕錶備日期顯示,約1969年製

Reference 1680 'Red' Submariner, A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1969 勞力士 1680 型號 'Red' Submariner 精鋼自動上鏈鍊帶腕錶備日期顯示,約1969年製

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Reference 1680 'Red' Submariner

A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date and bracelet, Circa 1969


Dial: black

Caliber: cal. 1570 automatic, 26 jewels

Case: stainless steel, screw down case back

Case number: 2'254'058

Closure: stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with folding clasp

Size: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference is approximately 180 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement

Box: yes

Papers: yes

Accessories: Rolex presentation box, Official Chronometer Certification (punched and undated) and leather bi-fold 

Case: The case is in overall very good condition with light surface wear throughout. Previous light polish. The bracelet is in equivalent condition and signs of stretch.


Dial: The dial is in overall very good condition. The luminous plots have aged to an attractive warm ochre colour. Service hands.


Movement: The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.


"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."