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

Auction Details

Include Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu.

3 Rolex Very Desirable, Stainless Steel, Submariner “red”, Ref. 1680, Full Set

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 25,000

Sold € 29,900

Lot Description

Model: Submariner
Material: Stainless steel
Reference N°: 1680
Year: Circa 1969/1970
Case N°: 2241407
Caliber: 1575 automatic
Bracelet: Rolex stainless steel Oyster, ref. 6636, end-links 58
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, case, movement and bracelet
Accessories: Original outer box, box, booklets, calendar and punched original guarantee

Launched around 1967 by Rolex, the Ref. 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 example is in pristine condition and displays a nice warm patina on the dial. This watch is offered with its outer box, box, booklets, calendar and punched original guarantee. This Submariner is sure to please any fine connoisseur for both its condition and package.

Montre Rolex en acier, modèle Submariner, réf. 1680 « Rouge ». Cette montre dispose de sa boite, surboîte, livret, calendrier et certificat Rolex. Cet exemple en parfait état avec une très belle patine sur le cadran représente une rare opportunité pour les collectionneurs de Rolex vintage.