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Rolex Red Submariner ref 1680 (1970)

'Sporty Elegance' would decribe this Rolex Red Submariner ref 1680.

This watch was manufactured in 1970 and has the serial number 2421919. This watch today is 40+ years old

Introduced in 1967 the ref 1680 was manufactured with Submariner printed in a rich red until 1973 then the dial was replaced by the "white" text submariner.

This Rolex Red Submariner meters first dial when in daylight has begun to fade a slight tropical brown, making this red sub a 'Tropical RED Submariner. The caseback is correct stamped I 70 corresponding to the production date of 1970.

The case and bracelet are in excellent condition with no dents or scratches. 

Complete with the original ref. 9315 folded steel Oyster flip-lock bracelet

Rolex Red Submariners are a must in any collection of Rolex vintage sports watches.


The movement is the automatic or perpetual chronometer Calibre 1570 or more accurately 1575 because of the date mechanism. This movement has been serviced in our workshop and comes with a 2 year guarantee

  • Brand:
  • Rolex
  • Type:
  • 18
  • Model:
  • 1680
  • Display Type:
  • Analogue
  • Year of manufacture:
  • 1970
  • Casing:
  • Stainless Steel
  • Watchband:
  • Stainless Steel
  • Condition:
  • Used
  • Condition:
  • Mens
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