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Rolex Submariner 1680 Review

Rolex Submariner 1680 Review

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For connoisseurs of luxury timepieces, the Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 stands as an enduring symbol of elegance, sophistication, and impeccable craftsmanship. This iconic model, first introduced in the 1960s, is noted for its unique blend of functionality and luxury, making it a highly sought-after piece among discerning collectors and watch enthusiasts alike. The average price of this model in stainless steel is $12,995. 

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History Of The Rolex Submariner 1680

The Rolex Submariner 1680 made its debut in the late 1960s as the first Submariner model to feature a date function. Over time, this model has become one of the most iconic watches in the Rolex Submariner line, known for its robust construction, elegant design, and the distinctive 'cyclops' lens over the date.

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Key Features Of The Rolex Submariner 1680

Dial Variations: Available in black and some rare versions in blue.
Size: 40mm case.
Metal: Stainless steel, with some rare 18k gold versions.
Bezel: Unidirectional, black aluminum bezel and some rare versions in blue.
Bracelet Types: Oyster bracelet.
Movement: Automatic.
Caliber: Rolex Caliber 1575.
Years Produced: 1966 to 1979.

Prices of Rolex Submariner 1680

Retail price: Discontinued
Average Secondary Market Price: $12,995.

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Complications & Movement of The Submariner 40mm 1680 

The Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 is powered by the Rolex Caliber 1575, a self-winding mechanical movement known for its precision and reliability. It was one of the first Submariner models to feature a date complication, easily recognizable due to the cyclops lens on the crystal. Its 26-jewel movement operates at a frequency of 19,800 vibrations per hour, offering a power reserve of approximately 48 hours.

Who Wears The Rolex Submariner 1680

The Vintage Rolex Submariner 1680 is not just a timepiece; it's a statement of style and refinement. It's been sported by various celebrities and notable figures over the years, from actors like Robert Redford to adventurers like Jacques Cousteau. This watch's design has also influenced many other Submariner models, with its perfect blend of luxury and functionality. It's equally suited for a black-tie event as it is for an adventurous expedition, making it a versatile addition to any watch collection.

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How to Buy a Rolex Submariner 1680

Obtaining a Rolex Submariner 1680 from established authorized dealers can often feel like trying to catch a star, especially considering its legacy and enduring demand. Such challenges have impelled a vast number of watch enthusiasts, unwilling to endure seemingly endless queues, to look towards other procurement horizons. In this domain, WatchGuys sets a precedent; our trove consistently teems with such timeless pieces, granting aficionados an edge. For those desiring the elegance of the Rolex Submariner 1680, simply steer to our product page and activate the 'Inquire Now' button. Upon signaling your interest, an adept member of our sales ensemble will expeditiously reach out, providing a comprehensive narrative and competitive quote for the renowned timepiece.

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