Rolex 1680 Submariner 1680 SS EXCELLENT CONDITION (33175)

33175 Rolex 1680 Submariner, stainless steel on an original (93150) stainless steel Oyster bracelet with original (580) end links, automatic, date window with cyclops at 3 o'clock, acrylic crystal, screw-down crown, centered sweep seconds hand, COSC, original hands and markers with beautiful matching lume, water resistant to 660ft, 5.6M serial, circa 1978, diameter: 40mm, thickness: 15mm. Excellent Condition with European Watch Company pouch and 6-month warranty.


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This is a vintage c. 1978 stainless steel Rolex Submariner 1680. It has an integral 93150 stainless steel Oyster bracelet with 580 endlinks and a "Top Hat" acrylic crystal with a Cyclops bubble that magnifies the date at 3 o'clock. In overall excellent condition, the 40mm diameter solid three-body case is polished and brushed with a screw down case back and crown. It has the original graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel showing decompression times, and a crown guard protects the Triplock winding crown. It has a distinctive yellow patina on the luminous steel baton hands and dot, triangular, and baton hour index markers. There is a center sweep seconds hand, an outer track with minute/seconds divisions, and the mechanism is COSC certified (officially certified Swiss chronometer). It's water resistant to 200 meters/660 feet, and the 15mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Submariner 1680 has a mechanical automatic winding Rolex calibre 1570 movement that's rhodium-plated with oeil-de-perdrix embellishment. It's constructed with 26 jewels, a shock absorber mechanism, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, and 5 positions, a self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, and a hacking device for precision time-setting. There mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 19,800 vph (2.75 Hz).

The Rolex Submariner 1680 was produced from 1965 to 1978.