Offered for sale is a beautiful and very rare Rolex Ref. 1680 RED SUBMARINER FAP (Fuerza Aerea Del Peru). Specially commissioned from Rolex during the early 70's for military issue by the Peruvian Air Force.1680 FAP production ran from 1971 - 1974 with only approximately 700 models that were produced. This is a 3.7 million serial number watch denoting 1974 production. Please see all 12 photos. This is one of the most sought after, desirable and collectible 1680 Red Submariner models with case and caseback both stamped with the same serial number (matching numbers watch). The inner caseback shows two lightly marked service dates from 1982 and the other from 1992. It is featured here with a very well preserved and unpolished 40mm case with no deep marks or scratches. It has nice uniform and even wear, excellent stampings, signed and hallmarked caseback. Original Singer dial w/ beautiful cream patina and matching cream Mercedes hands.
1570 movement is immaculate and numbered D729139 and is hand numbered as well (visible in photos). Rolex Oyster 93150 bracelet with 580 end links. The Oyster bracelet is adjustable w/ folding deployant buckle, diver extension and shows very little stretch, it is still good and tight. The overall condition of this watch is absolutely beautiful throughout and very well preserved. The dial, hands, crown, new correct crystal, bezel insert and case metal quality are very clean with sharp lug holes and proper, correct beveled case edges.It has been thoroughly cleaned, professionally CW21 serviced, pressure tested (waterproof). Witschi timed and reset to factory correct specifications. This watch runs very reliably and accurately. 1570 automatic self winding COSC certified chronometer movement w/ Breguet hairspring, 18,800 bph with approximately 44 hours of power reserve. The watch functions very well and engages very smoothly. Sorry no box or papers. Thank you for your consideration. Case: Three-body, brushed and polished, screw down case back and crown, acrylic crystal w/ cyclops lens. Dial: Black dial with luminous. Hands and index, round and triangular tipped markers, date indicator at 3 o'clock, outer minute/seconds divisions. 1570 COSC certified chronometer, 18,800 bph, nickel lever movement, 26 jewels, Breguet hairspring, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic compensation balance, shock absorber, self-compensating balance spring.
Dial, case and movement signed. I try to describe items to the best of my ability and you will not be disappointed with this item in any way. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Dan at 305 495 1942.
I can send more info i. The watch is cosmetically very good with light, clean and even wear. I guarantee this watch to be 100% authentic and in the stated and described condition. 1680 RED SUBMARINER FAP Fuerza Aerea Del Peru! Rare Military Issue" is in sale since Wednesday, September 4, 2019.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "miamiwatchbrokers" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.