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1977 Rolex Submariner Model 1680


Though the history of the Rolex Submariner stretches even further back, the 1680 and subsequent models that followed remain highly desirable for those looking for something a little more daily-wear friendly.

Tracking the date of the first Rolex 1680 is a bit difficult, though it’s generally agreed that the first of its kind appeared in the late 1960’s. Of the key distinguishing features separating it from its predecessor, the Rolex Submariner 5513, the addition of a date window and a magnifying lens to its acrylic crystal are by far the most notable. A design cue that has lasted in the model range ever since, and one that caused a fair bit of controversy when it was added to the updated Sea Dweller in 2017, this practical update also meant an update to its caliber. The new caliber 1575 by all accounts is a near twin to its sibling the 1570, though with the addition of a date wheel.

The Rolex Submariner 1680 is an amazing vintage watch and add to your collection.

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Brand: Rolex
Model: Submariner
Ref. No.: 1680
Case/Bracelet Steel
Condition: Good
Serial No.: 5###### (1977)