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Submariner Reference 1680, a stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date, Circa 1978

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Description

The Rolex Submariner was introduced in 1954 as a robust, highly water-resistant luxury diver’s wristwatch. Its timeless design barely evolved over the course of 60 years, contributing to the legendary status of this model.

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The watch is in overall fair condition with moderate wear throughout commensurate with age. Case is in overall fair condition with moderate surface wear and signs of scratches. Bracelet has moderate signs of stretch, scratches and surface wear commensurate with age. Dial is in overall good condition. Acrylic crystal has signs of scratches. The movement is running at the 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.

Year

1978

Reference Number

1680

Model

Submariner

Complication

Date

Gender

Men's, Women's, Unisex

Dial Color(s)

Black

Movement Type

Automatic

Case Material(s)

Stainless Steel

Case Size (mm)

40

Case Back

Screw-down

Band Material

Stainless Steel

Dimension Notes

Fits a wrist size of 6.75 inches or smaller.

Clasp Type

Deployant buckle

Clasp Material(s)

Stainless Steel

Signature

Dial

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