Rolex Submariner Vintage Stainless Steel Ref. 1680 Black Matte 4-Line dial 1978-1979

$13,950.00 USD

Manufacturer: Rolex
Model: Submariner
Reference Number: 1680
Movement: Automatic
Condition: Good, wear consistent with use and age
Gender: Men’s/unisex
Time Period: 1978-1979 
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector’s item
Our Best Price: $13,950

Movement: -
Caliber: 1575 
Jewels: 25 

Case Material: Stainless Steel
Case Diameter: 39.5 mm
Thickness: 14.4 mm
Waterproof: 330 ft. / 100 m.
Water Resistance: 10 ATM
Material Bezel: Bi-directional rotatable bezel
Glass: Acrylic 
Dial: Black matte 4-line 
Dial Numerals: No numerals, patinated luminous round, rectangular and triangular luminous indexes, minute divisions around the outer rim and printed swiss-T<25 on the bottom

Bracelet color: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel Oyster
Clasp: Fold-over Fliplock
Clasp material: Stainless Steel

Hours, minutes, center sweep seconds, 48-hour power reserve

Tonneau-shaped case
Silver Mercedes hour hand, spade minutes hand, stick seconds hand 
Bi-directional rotatable 1-hour graduated bezel with Arabic numerals every 10 minutes
Stainless steel recessed screw-down crown guards
Stainless steel screw down solid case back
Nice patina four-liner, submariner first line, feet first maxi-dial
Chronometer-rated movement, certified by COSC
The Third-Generation 157X, caliber 1575 uses an overcoil balance spring, a free-sprung balance, a free Breguet hairspring and a balance with regulating screws.
Introduced in 1969 until 1979, the reference 1680 is the first Submariner with date, updating the famous 5513 (stopped circa 1989). The reference 1680 had also the chronometer status. This model also introduced the Cyclops date magnifier to the Submariner line.
This mechanism oscillates at the frequency of 19,800 vph (2.75 Hz) 
Incomplete (no box, no papers)