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Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 &
Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 &
Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 &
Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 &
Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 &
Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 &
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Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 'Single Red' Mk.IV, 1973

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An excellent Mark IV example of the rare and highly collectable Rolex Submariner reference 1680, "Single Red". This stunning Mark IV example is in excellent condition throughout, is fully serviced and comes with box, numerous paperwork, hang tag, spare link and Rolex Service Card.

The Rolex Submariner reference 1680 "Single Red" (referring to the red font used for the word Submariner) was launched in 1967 (as with most things vintage Rolex there is some debate about the exact year!) along with its equally famous cousin the Rolex Sea-Dweller 1665 "Double Red". The Rolex Single Red is interesting not only because it is one of only a few to sport red writing but also because it was the first Rolex Submariner to include a date function and the now famous cyclops magnifying lens.

This particular Mark IV example features a beautifully aged dial and handset with the most gorgeous cream lume plots. The case is also in exceptional condition for its age with thick lugs and free from serious wear. The bezel is clean and free from major marks. Likewise the movement is immaculate having been well cared for throughout its life (as evidenced from the numerous service receipts). The watch is fitted to the correct Oyster "Flip-lock" bracelet ref.93150 along with 580 end links. Finally the watches comes complete with a number of accessories including  ​an extra link, hang tag, various receipts and a Rolex box.

If you're looking for an excellent example of this highly collectable watch you may have just found the perfect candidate!

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the basics

Brand

Rolex

Model:

Submariner

Reference:

1680

Year:

1973

SKU:

1519

THE CASE

Case Size (excluding crown):

40mm

Case Material:

Steel

MOVEMENT

Movement Type:

Automatic

Movement Calibre:

1570

CONDITION

Case Condition:

Excellent

Dial Condition:

Excellent

Glass Condition:

Strap Condition:

THE STRAP

Material:

Additional Information

Box & Papers:

Original Box & Papers

Brand

Rolex

Model:

Submariner

Reference:

1680

Year:

1973

SKU:

1519

Case Size (excluding crown):

40mm

Case Material:

Steel

Movement Type:

Automatic

Movement Calibre:

1570

Case Condition:

Excellent

Dial Condition:

Excellent

Glass Condition:

Good

Strap Condition:

New

Material:

Box & Papers:

Original Box & Papers

Shipping:

For orders placed before 2pm orders will be shipped the same day.

Your watch will be carefully packaged and shipped fully insured with leading global courier companies.

Delivery Prices:

Delivery within the UK is Free. Delivery within Europe is £30. Delivery for the Rest of the World is £50.

Returns:

Don't like it or change your mind? Return it for a full refund with our 14 day, no hassle returns on all sales. See the full conditions here.

The Watches

Are all watches authenticated?

All our watches pass through a double authentication process to insure their authenticity. We also provide detailed photos of the watch from all angles to allow you to undertake your own anlysis. Finally as with everything, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to our friendly team

What if something goes wrong with the watch

Whilst all our watches are fully serviced before sale, if something does go wrong, we'll repair it for free as part of our 1 year warranty

Do watches come with original box and papers?

It depends on the individual watch. You can see details under "The Basics" heading on this page. For the majority of vintage watches their original box and papers have been lost to time. Whilst they are nice to have, it’s important to note that “box and papers” DO NOT authenticate a watch despite what many in our trade say. It’s also important to realise alot of sellers (including some of the most well known in the UK) put together full sets of box, papers, hang tags etc by buying blank paperwork and boxes in the secondary market. This is a very regrettable, but unfortunately common occurrence in the trade but something we will never do!

How do I know it will fit?

For metal bracelets we provide the size it will currently fit in the description section of this page. If this measurement is too large or too small we are able to assist in either adding or removing links. We also offer this service, post service on a at-cost basis (i.e. we don't add a margin).

Can you change the strap?

Absolutely! If you don't like the current strap, let us know and we'll change it for free! We maintain a broad selection of styles and can also source straps to your specification free of charge.

Can you source something similar?

Absolutely! If its not quite what you’re looking for just get in touch and we can source one with our Free, No Obligation sourcing service. You can contact us on phone, live chat or simply submit the details of what you’re looking for on our “Find a Watch” page.

Payment

What payment options do you offer?

We accept payment by all leading credit and debit cards, ApplePay as well as bank transfer.

Do you offer financing?

Currently we don't offer financing but it’s something we're exploring.

Shipping & Returns

Can you ship an order to arrive on a certain day?

We can certainly try! We can request with our shipment partners for delivery on a certain day but ultimately the exact delivery date is subject to a number of factors outside our control.

How do I return a watch?

Simply let us know you want to send the watch back within the 14 return period and return it to us via Royal Mail Special Delivery. We’ll process your refund the same day we receive the watch back.

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Rolex Submariner Ref.1680 'Single Red' Mk.IV, 1973

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