Offered here is a superb example of a Rolex Submariner, featuring the date window at 3 o’clock, the Reference 1680. This Submariner has a serial of 53xxxxx, dating it to 1977. This Rolex Submariner is in great vintage condition. The case does not appear polished, with original beveled edges visible, and normal wear from use. The dial is in excellent condition, with no flaws, chips, marks, etc. The tritium lume is original and present in both dial and hands, aged to a vibrant yellow color, and matching in the hands. The original and period correct bezel insert is in likewise good condition, with minimal wear, and aged to a dark blue/navy hue.
The watch comes fitted on a Rolex flip-lock thick bracelet, with 93150/580 endpieces/endlinks, 11 links in total, and with almost no stretch.