Submariner 1680 “Mark I” Red full set

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Year of issue: 1969

Reference number: 1680

Serial number: 2292XXX

Condition: worn

Status: reserved

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Price in EUR €: n/a

Watch details

Serial : 2292XXX - CIRCA 1969. Exceptional condition case with a chamfer close from a NOS, folded Oyster strap 9350, A series buckle, 380 endlink, Mark I "Red" "Long & Curvy F, closed" black dial with sligthly patina, "closed 6" date at 3, 1680 original back case "I.69", perfectly matching with the watch and its serial number years, plexiglas, screwed in Triplock crown, automatic movement 1570. With its original 1680 box and papers. Full set.


Antoine Rauis

The Rolex Submariner

The Rolex Submariner is without a doubt one of the most successful Rolex models in history. Not only because it more than aptly served its purpose as diver’s watch, although I am pretty sure only a small number of Submariners has ever seen a spat of water. Its appearance in several James Bond movies certainly helped as well. If you omit functionality and marketing, the Submariner success is mainly due to its elegance as a timeless dress watch. It’s just one of those watches you keep looking at, regardless of wanting to know the time of day. The Submariner was launched in 1953 and officially presented at the Basel Fair in 1954. Check out my RPReport about the Rolex Submariner History by following this link...