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Rolex. Attractive and Rare, Submariner, Automatic Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Gorgeous Tropical...

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Estimate € 50000 - 100000

Model: Submariner
Reference: 1680
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1973
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1570
Case N°: 3309836
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Warranty, Receipt, Booklets and Anchor

The Rolex Submariner Date, reference 1680, made its debut in 1969, presenting enthusiasts with a groundbreaking model available in both stainless steel and 18k yellow-gold cases. Notably, it marked the introduction of a date function and a cyclops lens in the plexiglass, enhancing its functionality and aesthetics. The yellow-gold variant, a further milestone, represented Rolex’s inaugural serial production of a Submariner encased in precious metal, blending luxury with professional capabilities. Reference 1680 in yellow gold set a new standard, catering to clients desiring a combination of opulence and professional features. The featured specimen is an exceptional representation of this model, boasting its original dial and a unidirectional blue bezel designed for decompression time measurements. In excellent overall condition, the 1680 exhibits a meticulously crafted case with sharp edges, well-proportioned dimensions, and distinctive bevels. The dial showcases a fascinating tropicalization effect, imparting a subtle and intriguing brown hue, very rare to find on this model. Adorned with nipple indexes, this watch stands as one of the most noteworthy yellow-gold Submariners to grace recent auctions. Additionally, the watch is complemented by its original yellow-gold Oyster bracelet, adding to its allure and completeness. Its significance is heightened by the inclusion of the original Warranty, Receipt, Booklets, and Anchor, underscoring its rarity and collectible value.

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Estimate € 50000 - 100000

Model: Submariner
Reference: 1680
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1973
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1570
Case N°: 3309836
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Warranty, Receipt, Booklets and Anchor

The Rolex Submariner Date, reference 1680, made its debut in 1969, presenting enthusiasts with a groundbreaking model available in both stainless steel and 18k yellow-gold cases. Notably, it marked the introduction of a date function and a cyclops lens in the plexiglass, enhancing its functionality and aesthetics. The yellow-gold variant, a further milestone, represented Rolex’s inaugural serial production of a Submariner encased in precious metal, blending luxury with professional capabilities. Reference 1680 in yellow gold set a new standard, catering to clients desiring a combination of opulence and professional features. The featured specimen is an exceptional representation of this model, boasting its original dial and a unidirectional blue bezel designed for decompression time measurements. In excellent overall condition, the 1680 exhibits a meticulously crafted case with sharp edges, well-proportioned dimensions, and distinctive bevels. The dial showcases a fascinating tropicalization effect, imparting a subtle and intriguing brown hue, very rare to find on this model. Adorned with nipple indexes, this watch stands as one of the most noteworthy yellow-gold Submariners to grace recent auctions. Additionally, the watch is complemented by its original yellow-gold Oyster bracelet, adding to its allure and completeness. Its significance is heightened by the inclusion of the original Warranty, Receipt, Booklets, and Anchor, underscoring its rarity and collectible value.

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