Here we have an extremely nice Rolex Red Sub from the 4th quarter of 1972.
A really beautiful piece with excellent case in very clean condition and free from all corrosion.
The lugs are really full and thick retaining the Rolex bevel edges.
The beautiful red writing dial has open 6’s and super clear print with dial plots and matching hands that are a gorgeous deep creamy tone. The bezel is in great condition rotating smoothly and the insert is free from scratches and has a matching creamy tritium pearl.
A 3.2m serial dates the watch to 1972 and the caseback is stamped iv 72 confirming a 1972 build date.
The watch has no original paperwork but has service marks inside the case showing services in 1992 and 2006 and keeps great time.
Red subs seem to be flavour of the month once more but finding really nice ones keeps getting harder and harder.
If you are 40 this year this would be a pretty special watch to celebrate with also!
Rolex Red Submariner 1680 MK4 – 1972
Dial & Hands: Beautiful crisp red writing dial with gorgeous creamy yellow plots and matching original hands. Matching faded fat font insert with matching tritium yellow pearl.
Case & Caseback: Excellent case with fat lugs and Rolex beveled edges. Rolex caseback correctly stamped with year, quarter and model numbers. Serial numbers and model number clearly visible between the lugs to the naked eye.
Bracelet: Is currently wearing a very nice Rolex 9315 bracelet with Rolex 380 end pieces but can come on it’s original Rolex USA rivet bracelet stamped 7-72 in excellent condition if you wish.
Movement: Original non-hacking Rolex 1570 movement keeping great time. Original open 6’s silver date wheel.
Box & Papers: Does not come with box and papers but has been serviced according to case back and can come in a correct period rare Seahorse or even rarer Green Stripe box at extra cost.
Price: £ Sold
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