Rolex Red Submariner Date reference 1680 from 1971

Model: ,
Year of issue: 1971
Reference number: 1680
Condition: worn
Status: sold
Dealer country: United States
Price in US $ n/a


This is a lovely Rolex Red Submariner Date reference 1680 from 1971. The dial on this watch is all original. The original lume on the dial and hands has aged nicely. The black matte on the dial is perfect with all the hash marks intact. We believe the case of this piece to be well worn but unpolished. The bezel has faded to a nice greyish tone. This is a great all original vintage Red Submariner Date.


Matthew Bain

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...