Rolex 1680 Vintage RED Submariner MK VI Circa 1973 (31839)

31839 Rolex 1680 RED Submariner Oyster Perpetual Date, stainless steel on a stainless steel (93150) Oyster bracelet and (580) end links, the stainless steel case is in excellent condition, automatic caliber 1575, Submariner indicated in RED font above 660ft = 200M, "Mark VI" dial, beautiful aged patina on both the dial and hands which appear to be original to the watch, date window with cyclops magnifying bubble at 3 o'clock, sharp bezel and insert with original pearl at 12:00, "Top Hat" acrylic crystal, screw-down Trip-lock crown, 330XXXX serial (1973), water resistant to 660ft, diameter: 40mm, thickness: 15mm. Excellent Condition for a Rolex 1680 Red Submariner accompanied by a Rolex box.


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More about Rolex 1680 Vintage RED Submariner MK VI Circa 1973

This is a vintage c. 1973 stainless steel Rolex Red Submariner 1680. It has an integral 93150 stainless steel Oyster link bracelet with 580 endlinks and a double deployant clasp. The 40mm diameter solid three-body case is polished and brushed with a screw down case back and crown. It has a graduated bidirectional revolving black bezel showing decompression times, and a crown guard protects the Triplock winding crown. The "Top Hat" acrylic crystal has a Cyclops bubble that magnifies the date at 3 o'clock. This has a Mark VI black dial and the original luminous steel skeleton hands and dot, triangular, and baton hour index markers. It has a center sweep second hand, an outer track with minute/seconds divisions, and a Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres (COSC) certification. The "Submariner" is in red letters. It's water resistant to 200 meters (660 feet), and the 15mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Red Submariner 1680 has a mechanical automatic selfr-winding Rolex caliber 1575 movement is 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 mechanism.