Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco

Auction Details

Include Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu.

25 Rolex Very Attractive, Stainless Steel, Submariner “red”, Ref. 1680, With a Warm Brown Tropical Dial. Full Set

Estimate: € 30,000 –⁠ 50,000

Sold € 57,200

Lot Description

Model: Submariner
Material: Stainless steel
Reference N°: 1680
Year: Circa 1969
Case N°: 2154495
Caliber: 1575 automatic
Bracelet: Rolex stainless steel Oyster, ref. 9315, end-links 380
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, case, movement and bracelet
Accessories: Original outer box, box, booklets, punched chronometer certificate and punched original guarantee

Launched around 1967 by Rolex, the reference 1680 was the first Submariner model to be fitted with a date function. This very well-preserved early example display a “meter first” depth rating, with the “Submariner” script printed in red color. This fantastic example display a natural brown color on the dial, characteristic very coveted by collectors, as well as the tritium – luminous numerals and hands – giving the watch a unique charismatic appearance. This watch is offered with its outer box, box, booklets, calendar, punched original guarantee and certificate of chronometer. A true vintage milestone for collectors.

Montre Rolex en acier modèle Submariner Réf. 1680, « Écriture Rouge » avec un cadran « Tropical » d’une couleur chocolat naturelle et exceptionnelle. Cette montre dispose de sa boite, surboîte, certificat Rolex, certificat de chronométrie et calendrier. C’est un superbe exemple de cette référence mythique très apprécié par les collectionneurs de Rolex vintage.