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Rolex ref 1680 Red Submariner Mk IV Dial circa 1971


Offering an extremely desirable example vintage Rolex “Red” Submariner ref 1680, serial # 3.2 million circa 1971. With a beautiful condition matte black “Mk IV” dial, with richly patina’d luminous indexes and matching hands, also featuring the famous bold red Submariner printing. Featuring a 40mm diameter case with bi-directional nicely faded fat font bezel, acrylic crystal, and screw down crown and caseback. The dial is in great condition, with a slight and soft graying happening to the black surface.

Powered by calibre 1570 chronometer rated self winding movement with sweep seconds and date. The movement has recently been serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and is offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. A very pleasing and desirable model which we are proud to be able to offer.

The “Red” Submariner model has been one of the most enduring and popular vintage Rolex sports model for decades. Produced from 1968 until approximately 1973 with the Submariner lettering in red, this model has been one of the most asked for models in our store for years.


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Additional information



Model Name/Type


Man's / Lady's


Model/Case Ref#


Case Serial #

3.2 million



Case mm


Case Metal

Stainless Steel






Rolex trip lock crown

Dial & Hands

Mk IV, richly patina'd luminous indexes and hands

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

calibre 1570

Date Function


Strap / Bracelet

heavy Oyster bracelet with flip-lock

Country of Origin




Box / Papers



Rolex submariner

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Vintage Rolex & Pre-Owned Rolex Watches

There is no watch brand more associated with quality, prestige, luxury, success, and social status than Rolex. Founded in the UK in 1908 and soon relocated to Switzerland, Rolex is credited with countless technical advances in time keeping accuracy, the introduction in 1928 of the water and dust resistant “Oyster” case, and in 1933, the perfection of the self winding “Perpetual” movement. With sponsorship of sporting events as wide reaching as the America’s cup, to the Daytona 500, golf and tennis tournaments, and expeditions to the far reaches of the world, Rolex has always promoted it’s brand as an icon of success, achievement, and conquest. With popular “tool” watches such as the diver’s Submariner or Seadweller, the Aviator’s dual time zone GMT, the spelunker’s 24 hour Explorer, or the auto racer’s Daytona, Rolex has created loyal followings for the sports minded man. And the dressy Datejust and Presidential models, once the CEO’s trademark timepiece, are now much sought after by both men and woman as a luxury fashion statement. Whether vintage Rolex or more contemporary, your choice of a Rolex will always be a good choice.

All of our pre-owned Vintage Rolex watches are fully restored and guaranteed genuine to give you excellent service and piece of mind.

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Rolex ref 1680 Red Submariner Mk IV Dial circa 1971


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