Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 330
Rolex Ref. 1680 Steel Submariner - Retailed by Bucherer Rolex, “Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 660 ft = 200 m, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified,” case No. 5864942, Ref. 1680. Made in 1978. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster Fliplock bracelet. Accompanied by the Chronometer Certificate. To be sold without reserve
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Approx overall length 195 mm.
Estimate: 5,000 USD - 8,000 USD
Estimate: 3,700 EUR - 5,800 EUR
Estimate: 5,500 CHF - 8,600 CHF
Grading system

C 3-9 D 2-01 M 2* AA
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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
10-03-2010
Sold including buyer's premium:
7,800 USD