One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.
Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271
182 Rolex Precious and Esteemed, Submariner, Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, With Black Matte Dial, Reference 1680, With Warranty
Estimate: € 15,000 – 30,000
Sold € 16,900
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Case N°: 5093872
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
The Rolex Submariner is an icon that has cultivated a large following dedicated to every variant and slight modification from its first iteration, which appeared in the Rolex catalogue in 1953, to the present day. Of the 14 models launched from 1954 to 1990, one of the most fascinating for peculiarity is the transitional model 1680 of which we are pleased to offer a specimen. The present 1680 is a well-preserved stainless steel specimen of Submariner, bearing a MK II dial variation from circa 1977, distinctive by details like the open 6s and depth rating appearing to be shorter in width from the “Submariner” inscription, the “L” in Rolex is also set to be offset to the left of the cornet instead of centered like the MK I dial. With an attractive dial, case and bracelet, this 1680 is, furthermore, accompanied by the original guarantee signed “Shaw” appreciated resellers from Sevilla, Spain.